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  1. Proposed to open 25 ports for Chinese users

    Proposed to open 25 ports, in China, all programs require 25-port support to allow users to properly register the site, you blocked 25 ports, our site can not grow users.

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    under review  ·  Paul Nash responded

    This issue will either be closed (if no further information is available from the requester) or merged into the general SMTP feature request (if it is regarding port # 25, which we don’t generally open for any customers, regardless of geo).

  2. hierarchical instances status so you can do things like: if statusNo > 3 then do .... etc.

    hierarchical instances status so you can do things like: if statusNo > 3 then do .... etc.

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  3. Instance mirror

    Add possibility to have a mirror of another instance in production at the time that something happens to the instance automatically pass to the other. Among the instances there is a simultaneous data synchronization to meet this need and it's only change the IP if necessary

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    under review  ·  Paul Nash responded

    Thanks, some customers have asked for this. Depending on your software, this may require network features that are not supported in GCP at this time.

  4. Unable to fix Brother Printer Error 50?

    Hello, I am facing this problem for a long time. I am not able to work due to this Brother Printer Error 50 problem. Please suggest me any solution to get out of this solution.

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  5. Canon Printer Error b200

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  6. "Set enable-oslogin in project-wide metadata so that it applies to all of the instances in your project: Go to the Metadata page.

    "Set enable-oslogin in project-wide metadata so that it applies to all of the instances in your project:

    Go to the Metadata page.

    Go to the Metadata page
    Click Edit.
    Add a metadata entry where the key is enable-oslogin and the value is TRUE. Alternatively, set the value to FALSE to disable the feature.
    Click Save to apply the changes.

    "

    There is no edit button. The only button is to add metadata, which takes a key value pair. there is no option to turn on os-logon here

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  8. Croned power off of hole proyect

    It would be nice to have the option to power off all the instances in a project.
    Some days ( Saturday and Sunday) it's not necessary to have running some projects so it would be great to have a button or a crone to power off the proyect until is needed again.

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  9. gcloud beta compute instances create-with-container multiple network interfaces support

    gcloud beta compute instances create-with-container command should support creation of multiple network interfaces same as plain create command.
    currently it ignores the definition of other --network-interface beyond the first one.

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    under review  ·  Paul Nash responded

    Hi, we believe this is a bug in gcloud. Similar functionality is possible through the Console UI (website). Our team is aware of the issue, however you may find it more helpful to file a bug in our Public Issue Tracker. To avoid a goose chase, I’m leaving this entry open here for now, but please be aware that UV is mostly for Feature Requests and staffed lightly, unlike the Issue Tracker which is staffed by our support team (and integrated into our internal bug tracking). If you’d like to file an Issue, the GCE tracker 1 please go ahead, and 2 has more information on how to use our Issue Trackers in general. Thx!

    1 https://issuetracker.google.com/savedsearches/559755
    2 https://cloud.google.com/support/docs/issue-trackers

  10. Notation mistake

    Notation mistake

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  11. Operations page should show scopes (global, regional, or zonal) as a column and/or in details page

    Compute Engine > Operations page should have a column that specifies if the operation is Global, Regional, or Zonal. The API has three distinct methods: globalOperations, regionOperations and zoneOperations. The only way to tell which method the API should be calling is to view the operation details and see it in the URL. There isn't even a field in the details page to specify the scope.

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  12. Can the region list show the cities name when creating GCE instance?

    Can the region list show the cities name when creating GCE instance?

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    planned  ·  Paul Nash responded

    Thanks for the feedback – we’re designing some improvements to this part of the UI. I don’t know when it will be implemented, but it’s something we’ll be working on.

  13. We need to allow users to create Firewalls from a VM.

    You have to leave the page you are on, copy IP addresses, and create a Firewall entry. We have it the backwards way...but I am usually trying to figure out why packets aren't getting to my box. Also, would be nice to provide some information to the customer that would help them debug why connectivity is not happening?

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  14. Add an ability to change Zone of existing VM Instance when default one unable to connect

    I'm trying to connect US-EAST1-b for Existing VM instance but unable to connect, Trying to change to different Zone through VPC network settings but unable to do so. Hence posting above idea.

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  15. Make it simple to login for a first time user. I have given up

    Haven't got time to take a weeks course to find out how to log in to one of your VMs
    Much to complicated to get started on this.

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  16. debit card is not accepting as a payment metthod showing some error while making payment pplease correct it asap.

    it should accept debit card like rupay card for verification while varification it shows some erroe

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  18. debit card is not accepting as a payment metthod showing some error while making payment pplease correct it asap.

    it should accept debit card like rupay card for verification while varification it shows some erroe

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  19. Real time plots of the CPU usage available to embed in a web interface.

    I would want to, based on an instance id, get returned a link to / or some embeddable code to put in my own web interface, so my user can watch their instance humming away. (In my example, the user would be watching their container build).

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    under review  ·  Paul Nash responded

    Interesting idea. This might be a bit beyond what would make sense for us to provide as a core platform capability, but it could definitely be done with something like a collectd agent (for example the version Stackdriver uses) and some downstream tech.

  20. I spent several days to learn how to install docker and run tensor flow in google cloud.

    Even though I spent several days and tried to find out a way to do, still I cannot figure out Udacity Deep Learning class with TensorFlow.
    Instead, I tried to do same thing in AWS. it is difficult but can figure out it finally. There is NO correct (updated) instruction in google cloud.

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