Google Cloud Platform (GCP)


By integrating GCP's monitoring solutions with's platform, you can tap into the extensive data collected by GCP and bring it into Rely's comprehensive environment. This allows for a consolidated view of your cloud infrastructure and the applications running on it.

Whether you're using Compute Engine, Kubernetes Engine, or any other GCP service, this integration ensures that you can keep a close eye on your deployments while benefiting from's advanced analytics.

Installation Guide

To integrate your account with Google Cloud Platform (GCP), navigate to the Plugins page, click "Add Data Source" and select GCP.

This will prompt a modal to appear asking you for the information necessary to successfully integrate GCP with your account. Rely's GCP plugin relies a Service Account JSON Key File, to create one follow this steps:

  1. Start by enabling GCP's Cloud Asset API if it's not already enabled. You can do so here

  2. From your Cloud Console, access the "Service Accounts" page

  3. Select "+ Create Service Account"

  4. Fill in the essential Service account details

    1. Provide a name for the service account (e.g. Integration)

    2. Click to auto-generate an account ID

    3. (optional) Provide a small description for your service account (e.g. Service account used to provide the necessary permissions to pull GCP data)

  5. Hit "Create and Continue" to go to the form's second step and assign the following permissions to the Service Account:

    • Monitoring Viewer

    • Compute Viewer

    • Cloud Asset Viewer

  6. Hit "Done" (step 3 is not required)

  7. You should be redirected to the list of all your Service Accounts. Click the "Actions" button of the Service Account you just created and click "Manage keys"

  8. Click "Add Key" and select the "JSON" key type. This should automatically download your newly created JSON service account key file.

Go back to the You can upload this JSON file in the last step of your GCP plugin creation form.

After you submit your form, an entity discovery run will be kickstarted that can take a few minutes. By the end of this discovery run:

  • New blueprints will be added to your data model

  • Entities will be queries from the data-source and added to your software catalog

  • These entities will be periodically updated to ensure they remain in sync with their external counter-parts