Setup dess on GCP
Steps in this module
Registration of atSign in your private dess
At this step you should already have your atSign registered at atsign.com. If not go do it!
I have registered my own free atSign (@44likelycanary) which I will link to my dess.
In your instance console, navigate to dess folder. If you were following this guide it will be located in:
We now need to create the service that will host our atSign by executing the dess-create command:
$ sudo dess-create @44likelycanary 4atsign.link 8000 <email address> likelycanary
To make it more understandable:
I will be registering my atSign @44likelycanary.
I will be using my domain 4atsign.link which I have registered through AWS.
I am using port 8000 which I have opened in my instance firewall.
My registration email address is
The last likelycanary is the name that docker will use to track the service.
If everything is successful you should see output like this:
At this moment your atSign is registered on your dess.