Qwiklabs – GCP Essentials – Hello Node Kubernetes – Getting the Kubernetes Dashboard Token

The “Hello Node Kubernetes” lab went up until the point where I was supposed to browse to UI. I was required to provide the Kubernetes Dashboard Token

The lab says to run the gcloud container clusters get-credentials command and then to start the proxy  kubectl proxy --port 8081  after which you should be able to access the Kubernetes Dashboard UI at https://<YOUR_SPECIFIC_URL>.appspot.com/ui,

Continue reading Qwiklabs – GCP Essentials – Hello Node Kubernetes – Getting the Kubernetes Dashboard Token

Qwiklabs – GCP Essentials – Compute Engine Qwik Start – Windows Tips

After finishing the Qwiklabs – GCP Essentials – Creating a Virtual Machine lab I was going over the  “Compute Engine Qwik Start – Windows” one and stumbled open a few misalignment between the lab and the actual environment.

Continue reading Qwiklabs – GCP Essentials – Compute Engine Qwik Start – Windows Tips

Qwiklabs – GCP Essentials – Creating a Virtual Machine stuck on 10/15 points

I was using Qwiklabs to learn a bit about Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and started the GCP Essential quest.
During the 1st lab (Creating a Virtual Machine) I got stuck on 10/15 points, despite the fact that I thought I’ve completed all the steps as required.

Continue reading Qwiklabs – GCP Essentials – Creating a Virtual Machine stuck on 10/15 points