Learn how to setup and run an external adapter on Google Cloud Platform / Google Cloud FunctionsPublished 21st February 2019 • Updated 21st February 2019
This guide presumes that you have a Chainlink node running, an active and funded GCP account and your adapter supports GCP cloud functions.
The first time you get started with Google Cloud Platform (or if you want to create a new project for Chainlink activities), you will be asked to create a new project. Go ahead and give it a name that makes sense and select "No organization".
As long as your account is funded, we are now ready to proceed with the setup for your adapter!
From the top left "burger menu", click on Cloud Functions (under the COMPUTE section) and Create function.
You will be presented by a form. You have to make some changes, but default for most options should be fine.
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That's it! Your external adapter has now been setup and is ready on Google Cloud Functions! You should now be ready to proceed to How to link Chainlink to URL endpoint using the URL for your cloud function.
In case you didn't get the URL for your function, check out the Trigger tab when viewing the function.