This section describes how to launch and connect to Pentaho solution on Google Cloud Platform.
It will take you to the agreement page. On this page, you can change the project from the project selector on top navigator bar as shown in the below screenshot.
Accept the Terms and agreements by ticking the checkbox and clicking on the AGREE button.
It will show you the successfully agreed popup page. Click on Deploy.
Select a zone where you want to launch the VM(such as us-east1-)
Optionally change the number of cores and amount of memory. ( This defaults to 1 vCPUs and 3.75 GB ram)
Optionally change the boot disk type and size. (This defaults to ‘Standard Persistent Disk’ and 20 GB respectively)
Optionally change the network name and subnetwork names. Be sure that whichever network you specify has ports 22 (for ssh) and 3389 (for RDP) exposed.
Click Deploy when you are done.
Pentaho solution will begin deploying.
A summary page displays when the compute engine is successfully deployed. Click on the Instance link to go to the instance page .
On the instance page, click on the “SSH” button, select “Open in browser window”.
sudo passwd ubuntu
Now the password for ubuntu user is set, you can connect to the VM’s desktop environment from any local windows machine using RDP or linux machine using Remmina.
To connect using RDP via Windows machine, first note the external IP of the VM from VM details page as highlighted below
Then From your local windows machine, goto “start” menu, in the search box type and select “Remote desktop connection”
In the “Remote Desktop connection” wizard, paste the external ip and click connect
Note: If you don’t have Remmina installed on your Linux machine, firstInstall Remmina as per your linux distribution.
Note: If you get launcher warning on clicking the Pentaho desktop icon then please select “Mark Executable” and start the app.