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edX on Google Cloud Platform
Do you want to run edX platform on
your own?
See how it’s possible with few clicks
1. go to https://bitnami.com/stack/edx
2. under GCP click LAUNCH
3. click on Launch Open edX Now
4. set NAME, PROJECT (on google cloud platform, you will
probably need to create new project & setup billing)
select DISK ...
5. wait few minutes while everything is prepared
don’t close this window
IP address
http://<IP address>/ - Main page
http://<IP address>:18010/ - course administration
you can sign in with:
username: user@example.com
password: assigned under Application Info
But it’s better to have your own
email and password, so we let’s
create another user.
we’ll login into Django
administrati...
go to http://<IP address>/admin/ and sign in
Lots of admin stuff here. in line Users click +Add to create new user
type username and password, then click Save
type your email, name and check in checkboxes.
Save
We need to create User Profile for new user.
on User profiles line, click +Add
select newly created User and Save
That’s it.
Now you can login under your email
and start making content.
But there are still lots of things to
set before you go to public
Like having website on your own
domain.
Or displaying your own theme on
the main page.
Go to
http://www.the-swamp.info/blog/edx-google-cloud-
platform/
to see more tips
Presentation created by:
Zdenko Hrcek
zd...
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Check how easy it is to setup Open edX platform on your own. It will be hosted on Google Cloud Platform. Do some settings and start creating awesome courses.

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edX on Google Cloud Platform

  1. 1. edX on Google Cloud Platform
  2. 2. Do you want to run edX platform on your own?
  3. 3. See how it’s possible with few clicks
  4. 4. 1. go to https://bitnami.com/stack/edx 2. under GCP click LAUNCH
  5. 5. 3. click on Launch Open edX Now
  6. 6. 4. set NAME, PROJECT (on google cloud platform, you will probably need to create new project & setup billing) select DISK SIZE and SERVER TYPE (n1-standard-1 min.) select REGION where server will be hosted click on Create
  7. 7. 5. wait few minutes while everything is prepared
  8. 8. don’t close this window IP address
  9. 9. http://<IP address>/ - Main page
  10. 10. http://<IP address>:18010/ - course administration
  11. 11. you can sign in with: username: user@example.com password: assigned under Application Info
  12. 12. But it’s better to have your own email and password, so we let’s create another user. we’ll login into Django administration
  13. 13. go to http://<IP address>/admin/ and sign in
  14. 14. Lots of admin stuff here. in line Users click +Add to create new user
  15. 15. type username and password, then click Save
  16. 16. type your email, name and check in checkboxes. Save
  17. 17. We need to create User Profile for new user. on User profiles line, click +Add
  18. 18. select newly created User and Save
  19. 19. That’s it. Now you can login under your email and start making content.
  20. 20. But there are still lots of things to set before you go to public
  21. 21. Like having website on your own domain. Or displaying your own theme on the main page.
  22. 22. Go to http://www.the-swamp.info/blog/edx-google-cloud- platform/ to see more tips Presentation created by: Zdenko Hrcek zdenulo@gmail.com @zdenulo +ZdenkoHrcek http://www.the-swamp.info

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