Viewing and launching solutions

In this article, you learn how to view and launch solutions from Private Catalog.

View Private Catalog solutions

As a user, you can view solutions from Private Catalog that have been shared with you.

Users see a union of solutions from all the catalogs they have access to in their Google Cloud hierarchy.

To view Private Catalog solutions, go to the Cloud Console Private Catalog page.

Go to the Private Catalog page

Solutions that have been shared with your organization appear in the main panel.

To launch a reference link-based solution:

  1. Go to the Cloud Console Private Catalog page.

    Go to the Private Catalog page

  2. Click a solution.

  3. Click Go to link.

    This takes you to a link outside of the Google domain where you can download a solution.

Launch a Deployment Manager template-based solution from Private Catalog

To launch a Deployment Manager template-based solution:

  1. Go to the Cloud Console Private Catalog page.

    Go to the Private Catalog page

  2. Click a solution.

  3. Click Launch on Compute Engine.

  4. If prompted, enable the Deployment Manager API and the Private Catalog API.

    Enabling the APIs takes several minutes to complete, but you only need to do it once per Google Cloud project (not per solution).

  5. Complete the deployment form.

    You must enter the zone parameter manually by specifying the Compute Engine region and zone you prefer. Enter the region followed by a dash and then the zone (without spaces): region-zone. For example, us-central1-a where us-central1 is the region and a is the zone.

  6. Click Deploy.

The solution is deployed.