I couldn't transfer a file to my VM instance

Tiger300 asked:

I was following along with this tutorial:

and I wanted to upload a php file to my instance to run, using the following command:

gcloud compute scp [LOCAL_FILE_PATH] lamp-tutorial:/var/www/html

but I got the following:

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What went wrong? And how could I transfer files to my instance?

My answer:

You have to run these commands on your local computer, not the Cloud Shell, or the remote virtual machine.

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