Monitoring Google Compute Engine

Sensor (Data Collection)

Tracked Configuration

  • GCE Instance Details

    • Instance ID
    • Type
    • Availability Zone
    • Labels

Required Permissions

For Instana agent to be able to collect Google Compute Engine Labels following permission for service account is needed:

  • compute.instances.get

Labels

Instana agent installed on Compute Engine instances will automatically collect labels. Once collected, labels will be shown in Tags section of sidebar for every Compute Engine instance. Furthermore, these labels can be used as tags for filtering on Infrastructure map or in Application Perspective view.