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

January 11, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

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/id_dsa.pub

    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

    https://console.developers.google.com
  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]

    Example:

    ssh tom@32.64.128.255

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