Deploy a Compute Instance with a Remote Startup Script

90m access · 60m completion
Student Resources
  • Sample Startup Script
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Deploy a Compute Instance with a Remote Startup Script


Google Cloud Self-Paced Labs


For this Challenge Lab you must complete a series of tasks within a limited time period. Instead of following step-by-step instructions, you'll be given a scenario and task - you figure out how to to complete it on your own! An automated scoring system (shown on this page) will provide feedback on whether you have completed your tasks correctly.

To score 100% you must complete all tasks within the time period!

When you take a Challenge Lab, you will not be taught GCP concepts. You'll need to use your advanced Google Compute Engine (GCE) skills to assess how to build the solution to the challenge presented. This lab is only recommended for students who have GCE skills. Are you up for the challenge?

Topics tested

  • Create a storage bucket for startup scripts.

  • Create a virtual machine that runs a startup script from cloud storage.

  • Configure HTTP access for the virtual machine.

  • Deploy an application on an instance.

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Confirm that a Google Cloud Storage bucket exists that contains a file.

Run Step

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Confirm that a compute instance has been created that has a remote startup script called configured

Run Step

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Confirm that a HTTP access firewall rule exists that applies to that virtual machine

Run Step

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Connect to the server ip-address using HTTP and get a non-error response

Run Step

/ 5