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Understanding Service Accounts and Scopes on Google Compute Engine

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.


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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Mar 01, 2019

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Copy/paste the bucket ID we will be using.

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

  2. Challenge

    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.

  3. Challenge

    Second instance - Read Write Storage scope.

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

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