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Configure Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Required User Role: Administrator

Before you can use GCP connectors, you must perform several steps in GCP.

To configure GCP to support connectors:

  1. Log into Google Cloud Platform.
  2. In the left navigation bar, select IAM & admin.
  3. The IAM & admin page appears.

  4. In the drop-down menu in the top-left, select the applicable GCP project.
  5. In the left navigation bar, select Service accounts.
  6. The Service accounts page for your GCP project appears.

  8. The Create service account page appears.

  9. In the Service account name box, type a display name for your service account.
  10. In the Service account ID box, type a unique service account ID.
  11. In the Service account description box, describe what the service account will do.
  12. Click the CREATE button.
  13. The Grant this service account access to project page appears.

  14. In the drop-down box on the Service account permissions (optional) page, add the Logging -> Logs Viewer role.
  15. Note: The service accounts must have the Logging -> Log Viewer role for discovery sync (incremental syncs after initial full sync).

  16. Click + ADD ANOTHER ROLE on the Service account permissions (optional) page, and add the Compute Engine -> Compute Viewer role.
  17. Click the Continue button.
  18. The Grant users access to this service account page appears.

  19. In the Create key (optional) section, click +CREATE KEY.
  20. The create key (optional) pane appears.

  21. Under Key type, select JSON to create a key in JSON format.
  22. Click the CREATE button.
  23. Your browser downloads the key in JSON format.

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