Stop a Compute Engine instance through an HTTP request

Makes an authenticated request within a workflow, using OAuth 2.0 to stop a Compute Engine instance.

Code sample

YAML

- initialize:
    assign:
    - project: ${sys.get_env("GOOGLE_CLOUD_PROJECT_NUMBER")}
    - zone: "us-central1-a"
    - vm_to_stop: "examplevm"
- stop_instance:
    call: http.post
    args:
      url: ${"https://compute.googleapis.com/compute/v1/projects/"+project+"/zones/"+zone+"/instances/"+vm_to_stop+"/stop"}
      auth:
        type: OAuth2
    result: stop_result

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