How to troubleshoot Google Compute Engine Instances using the serial console

Have you found your Google Compute Engine (GCE) Virtual Machine (VM) instances being inaccessible over the network? Do you want to troubleshoot a partially booted VM instance?

This video will introduce you to the serial console that can be used to access GCE instances on Linux operating systems, when they are inaccessible over the network through ssh or when they are partially booted. Watch this video to learn how to connect to the GCE instances using Google cloud console, create local login credentials and interact with the boot loader to troubleshoot boot or network issues with the help of the serial console.

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Duration: 00:05:28
Publisher: Google Cloud
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