Google Cloud Logging

Monitor Google Stackdriver Logging Service Performance

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Not Included in the BindPlane with Google Cloud Monitoring offering

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Least Privileged User

A user role with the at least the following permissions is required:

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Deploying a Least Privileged User

To learn more about how to deploy a role with these permissions to a GCP Organization, or a GCP Project, please refer to this documentation:
Deploy an Individual LPU role to a GCP Project, or GCP Organization

- cloudnotifications.activities.list
- monitoring.alertPolicies.get
- monitoring.alertPolicies.list
- monitoring.dashboards.get
- monitoring.dashboards.list
- monitoring.groups.get
- monitoring.groups.list
- monitoring.metricDescriptors.get
- monitoring.metricDescriptors.list
- monitoring.monitoredResourceDescriptors.get
- monitoring.monitoredResourceDescriptors.list
- monitoring.notificationChannelDescriptors.get
- monitoring.notificationChannelDescriptors.list
- monitoring.notificationChannels.get
- monitoring.notificationChannels.list
- monitoring.publicWidgets.get
- monitoring.publicWidgets.list
- monitoring.timeSeries.list
- monitoring.uptimeCheckConfigs.get
- monitoring.uptimeCheckConfigs.list
- resourcemanager.projects.get
- resourcemanager.projects.list
- stackdriver.projects.get- 
- logging.logMetrics.list
- logging.logMetrics.get
- logging.sinks.list
- logging.sinks.get
- logging.usage.get
- logging.exclusions.list
- logging.exclusions.get
- logging.logMetrics.list
- logging.logMetrics.get

Connection Parameters

Name

Required?

Description

Private Key JSON

Required

The contents of the private key JSON file created when setting up a service account.

Metric Collection

Controls which metrics get requested from GCP's Stackdriver API.

Projects

Required

A comma separated whitelist of project IDs. If the wildcard "*" is used, resources will be collected from all available projects.

Connection Timeout

The number of seconds to allow for connecting to the target.


Metrics

Exclusion

Name

Description

Excluded Log Data (Bytes per Second)

Amount of data in log entries that were excluded.

Excluded Log Entries (Bytes per Second)

Amount of data entries that were excluded.

Log Data (Bytes per Second)

Amount of data in all log entries ingested.

Log Entries (per Second)

Number of log entries that contributed to user-defined metrics.

Logs-based Metric Active Time Series Count

Estimate of the active time series count for logs-based metrics.

Logs-based Metric Errors (per Second)

Number of log entries that did not contribute to user defined metrics.

Logs-based Metric Throttled Status

Indicates if points are being dropped for logs-based metrics due to exceeding time series limits.

Name

The client-assigned identifier.

Project ID

The project ID in which this resource was created.

Log

Name

Description

Data (Bytes per Second)

Amount of data in all log entries ingested.

Entries (per Second)

Number of log entries that contributed to user-defined metrics.

Logs-based Metric Errors (per Second)

Number of log entries that did not contribute to user defined metrics.

Name

The name of the log.

Project ID

The identifier of the project this resource applies to.

Logging Resource Type

Name

Description

Log Data Ingested (Bytes)

Log data ingested.

Monthly Log Data Ingested (Bytes)

Month-to-date log data ingested.

Project ID

The identifier of the project this resource applies to.

Resource Type

The resource type that is being logged.

Sink

Name

Description

Destination

The destination of the sink.

Excluded Log Data (Bytes per Second)

Amount of data in log entries that were excluded.

Excluded Log Entries (per Second)

Number of log entries that were excluded.

Log Data (Bytes per Second)

Amount of data in all log entries ingested.

Log Entries (per Second)

Number of log entries that contributed to user-defined metrics.

Logs-based Metric Errors (per Second)

Number of log entries that did not contribute to user defined metrics.

Name

The client-assigned identifier.

Project ID

The project ID in which this resource was created.