Automatic deployment with GCP

# Automatic deployment with GCP

# Before you begin

  1. Create a Google Account (opens new window)
  2. Create a Google Cloud project (opens new window).
  3. Create a Billing account (opens new window) and enable billing for the Cloud project (opens new window).
  4. Enable the Compute Engine API (opens new window).

# Deploy

Log in to the Octopus Network mainnet (opens new window) with the NEAR account created in Generate Validator Account.

validator login

Click the Appchains and select the appchain which would like to be a validator, click it to open the appchain page, then perform the following operations:

  1. In the My Node area of ​​the appchain page, select GCP and login with your Google Account,

gcp login

After login, click Next and select the Octopus Network can access and click Continue;

gcp access

  1. The deployed GCP instance configuration information and approximate cost will be displayed in the My Node region. After confirmation, select the project and select the deployment area of the instance in the Deploy region drop-down box, then click Confirm;

gcp confirm

  1. In the My Node area, the node status is Applying which means the automatic deployment service is deploying the node.

validator applying

Please wait for about 3~5 minutes, the node status will change to Syncing which means the validator node is synchronizing the block data of the appchain. The earlier the appchain is online, the longer the node synchronization time will be. please wait patiently.

validator syncing

To check the synchronization of nodes, please refer to Monitor Node.

After the node synchronization, the status in the My Node area will change to Running.

validator running

For the automatically deployed validator node, in the My Node area, the validator can click the icon on the right of the Instance Status field to check the instance status information (such as CPU, hard disk, memory) of the running validator node instance.

validator instance status

At the Running status, the validator can proceed to the next step register validator.

Last Updated: 1/18/2024, 9:40:25 AM