Google-Cloud Compute Engine Debian Instance Enabling SSH Terminal Connection on Linux Easy Guide

January 11th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Grant SSH Access to Google Compute Engine Debian Instance on Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Enable SSH Access to Google-Cloud Compute Engine Debian Instance on Terminal Shell for Linux 32/64-bit Desktop/Server.

Google Cloud Platform is a set of modular cloud-based services that allow you to create anything from simple websites to complex applications.

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  1. Open a Command Line Shell Session
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

  2. Generate a SSH Keys Pair on Terminal:

    How-to SSH Keys Pair
  3. Copying the Google-Cloud Public Key

    cat $HOME/.ssh/

    Copy the Entire Output without Trailing Spaces…
    Select the Key and Ctrl+Shift+C to Copy on Terminal :)

  4. Access the Google Developers Console on Browser
  5. Open a Browser Shell Console Window

    Enabling Google-Cloud Instance SSH Access on Linux - Open Shell Console Window
  6. On Google-Cloud Browser Instance Console Paste in the Key

    nano $HOME/.ssh/authorized_keys

    Paste the Copied Content
    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor :)

  7. Then to Connect to Debian Instance is as Simple as

    ssh [MYUSER@MYIP]


    ssh tom@

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