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GCP Chatwoot deployment guide

This guide will deploy chatwoot on a single VM in GCP. For a cloud native deployment, use our helm charts with Google Kubernetes Engine(GKE).

NOTE: This guide is a work in progress and your mileage may vary.

Create Compute Engine (VM)

  1. Navigate to VM > Compute Engine window.
  2. Create an instance with a minimum of 4vCPU and 8GB RAM.(N2 General-Purpose)
  3. Make sure to select the correct region you want to deploy.
  4. Choose Ubuntu 20.04 as your OS with a 120GB disk.
  5. Click create.


Install Chatwoot

  1. SSH into the instance created.
  2. Follow the linux VM instructions at
  3. Woot! Woot! Your Chatwoot Instance is ready and can be accessed at http://<your-instance-ip>:3000. Or if you completed the domain setup during the installation, chatwoot should be available at https://<your-domain>

Configure Chatwoot

  1. Follow the Chatwoot docs to configure your domain, email and other parameters you need.