guillaume blaquiere
Nov 12 · 1 min read

Ok. I tested deeper and forget the sleep 15. It’s true for script, but not in this terraform & cloud build context.

The problem is tricky. With the verbosity debug, you can see this trace

DEBUG: Executing command: [u'/usr/bin/ssh', u'-T', u'-i', u'/builder/home/.ssh/google_compute_engine', u'-o', u'CheckHostIP=no', u'-o', u'HostKeyAlias=compute.7953677305751525032', u'-o', u'IdentitiesOnly=yes', u'-o', u'StrictHostKeyChecking=no', u'-o', u'UserKnownHostsFile=/builder/home/.ssh/google_compute_known_hosts', u'root@', u'--', u'true']
Failed to add the host to the list of known hosts (/builder/home/.ssh/google_compute_known_hosts).
Permission denied (publickey).

Lot of boring things to read, I put in bold the problem: Cloud Build has no specific user and use root to connect to the VM. For security reason, it’s not possible.

For solving this, set a dummy (change this by what you want, except root) user in your scp line

gcloud compute scp a.txt dummy@deleteme-vm6:/tmp ...

Tell me if it’s OK now.

PS: Your tf file and your cloudbuild.yaml file are desynchronized in the vm name.

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