Understanding Service Accounts and Scopes on Google Compute Engine

45 minutes
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this hands-on lab, we are going to demonstrate working with legacy scopes using our default Compute Engine service account on Google Compute Engine.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Copy/paste the bucket ID we will be using.

From the Storage menu, copy/paste the bucket ID we will be using for reference.

First instance – Read Only Storage scope.

Create a Compute Engine instance with a Storage Read Only service account scope, and attempt to copy a file to it.

Second instance – Read Write Storage scope.

In your second instance, attempt to copy a file to the cloud storage bucket. It should succeed.

Additional Resources

Be sure to copy/paste the bucket name we will be using to a textpad for easy reference.

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