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Google Compute Engine


  • Google Compute Engine (GCE) is an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering that allows clients to run workloads on Google's physical hardware.


  • To configure Google App Engine against Spinnaker it’s Mandatory to have a Google Cloud Platform.
  • Ensure to have a Project Created and gcloud installed. To verify the gcloud installation execute the below command

        gcloud info
  • JSON with the Service Account Dest, Credentials to Authenticate the Project is must to add Google App Engine as Service Account.

Download GCP Credentials

  • In case if GCP credentials are not created, click here to create the same.

Add GCE as Cloud Provider

  • Ensure to enable the Google Cloud provider, by executing the below

        hal config provider google enable
  • Provide the below values,

        PROJECT=$(gcloud info --format='value(config.project)')
        SERVICE_ACCOUNT_DEST=# see Prerequisites section above
  • Now add the Service account, by executing the below

        hal config provider google account add my-gce-account --project $PROJECT \
        --json-path $SERVICE_ACCOUNT_DEST

Next Steps

  • If Google Compute Engine is not the Cloud Provider you’re looking for, try to choose another cloud provider. Otherwise system is ready to configure the mode of environment to install.