VMware vRealize Operations Management Pack for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) | 22 APR 2021 | Build 17899900

What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

Introduction

 The vRealize Operations Management Pack for Google Cloud Platform allows you to dive into the key performance indicators for your Google Cloud Platform environment. Each adapter instance of this Management Pack has diagnostic dashboards and collects metrics and properties from Google Cloud. 
This Management Pack supports the following Google Cloud Platform products:

  • Compute
  • Engine Container
  • Engine Cloud
  • Storage Cloud
  • VPN
  • Big Query

What's New

  • vRealize Operations Management Pack for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) 1.2 can run in Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 enabled mode for better security.

  • vRealize Operations Management Pack for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) 1.2 works with vRealize Operations Manager in both FIPS enabled mode and FIPS disabled mode.

Compatibility

For compatibility between products, please refer to the VMware Product Interoperability Matrices.

Known Issues

  • Need access to specific services APIs and a service  account  to monitor resources

    Shows throttling issues while monitoring large-scale GCP Environment with errors like, " Quota exceeded for quota metric 'Time series queries' and limit 'Time series queries per minute' of service 'monitoring.googleapis.com' for the consumer ".

    There is a Quota limit page in the GCP console and has an option to change this to unlimited. To do so:

    1. Navigate to https://console.cloud.google.com/apis/api/monitoring.googleapis.com/quotas?project={Project Id}.
    2. Change the Limit of Time series queries per minute Quota to unlimited.
  • Permission denied errors: Improper authentication errors in GCP adapters and missing GCP resources in UI. seeing error in collector log "Permission '{resource name}' denied for resource 'projects/projectName ...'.", "status": "PERMISSION_DENIED"

    The Service account does not have the permissions to view the resources in the given Google Cloud Platform project. Grant the appropriate roles to a service account.

    Execute the following command to grant appropriate roles to a service account

    1. Open the IAM & Admin page in the Cloud Console. (https://console.cloud.google.com/projectselector2/iam-admin)
    2.  In the IAM & Admin page, click Select a project.
    3. Choose a project and click Open.
    4. Identify the service account to which you want to add a role.
      If the service account is not already on the member's list, it does not have any roles assigned to it. Click Add and enter the email address of the service account.
      If the service account is already on the member's list, it has existing roles. To edit the service account's roles, click Edit and select one or more roles to apply to the service account.
    5. Click Save to apply the roles to the service account.
  • Objects collection is limited to 50 numbers.

    The BigQuery data sets are limited to 50 as the API parameters have changes in Google Cloud Platform API. Due to this change in the Google Cloud Platform API, the object collection in the Google Cloud Platform 1.2 Management Pack is limited to 50.

    None

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