@eternalcrow and @ed.brower,
This implies there is a /home directory with a /bitnami directory within it. I log into the VM SSH connection, I have access to apps, htdocs, and stack directories only.
Yes, when you access to the application you are located in the user home directory if you run
you can see where you are located.
What I am seeing is the /home/bitnami/apps, /home/bitnami/htdocs, and /home/bitnami/stack directory trees. When we connect via the GCP VM SSH connection, we do not see the full directory tree. It is assumed that we start at /home/bitnami directory.
Probably you are located in
/home/YOUR_USER (check it with the above command). You can follow the guide in this folder because you will be connected using this user (you can see the user in the bash prompt, before the IP/server name).
Once you are in
/home/YOUR_USER, you can run the following commands:
DEBUG=sample:* npm start
After that, you can access
YOUR_IP:3000 and see the example application, if you have a custom application you can following similar steps.
The same approach applies to
/home/bitnami but you should be connected as
bitnami user. For do that you can run
sudo su bitnami
and you'll be logged as
bitnami user, in this way you can follow the above steps in the
In summary, check with
pwd and looking into the bash prompt where are you located and the user you are using, after that follow the steps in
Carlos R. Hernández
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