I try to use gcloud alpha compute scp to transfer files to one of my instances.

I get - Required 'Alpha Access' permission for 'Compute API' when executing the command.

The instance is started with --scopes compute-rw

Where can I set the required Alpha Access permission?


To use of the Alpha release needs your project get white-listed. Instead, use copy-files:

$ gcloud compute copy-files

Or scp which is in beta:

$ gcloud beta compute scp
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    How does a project get white-listed? By Google? – chrishiestand Jul 26 '15 at 20:12

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