Release notes

This document lists production updates to Access Approval. We recommend that Access Approval developers periodically check this list for any new announcements.

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April 27, 2021


Google Kubernetes Engine is supported by Access Approval in Preview stage.

Cloud Spanner is supported by Access Approval in GA stage.

April 15, 2021


Access Transparency logs associated with an approval request can be viewed on the Access Approval UI.

March 24, 2021


Access Transparency logs contain a new field called accessApprovals. This field lists the approvals that granted access to a resource that is enrolled in Access Approval. Access Transparency logs published before March 24, 2021 will not have this field populated. This feature is subject to Access Approval exclusions and only available for the services supported by Access Approval.

March 15, 2021


Cloud Logging and Cloud Spanner are supported by Access Approval in Preview stage.

October 19, 2020


Cloud IAM and BigQuery are in General Availability (GA) support in Access Approval API.

History view is now available on the Access Approval UI. This page shows the access reason, request status, response/expiration times (if applicable) of each request which has been previously acted upon, as well as details and audit logs associated with the request.

The UpdateAccessApprovalSettings API now accepts product names (as listed here) in enrolledServices.cloudProduct, and the return values from GetAccessApprovalSettings and UpdateAccessApprovalSettings will contain product names as well.

August 06, 2020


Added 'implicit' field to DismissDecision structure to indicate if an approval request was dismissed implicitly by timeout rather than by user action.

Added 'history' filter value to ListApprovalRequests method.

April 15, 2020


Access Approval API reached General Availability (GA) status.

January 27, 2020


The v1 endpoint is available and functionally equivalent to v1beta1. The v1beta1 endpoint will stop accepting requests on August 1, 2020.

AccessApprovalSettings now includes the configuration of enrollment at the project, folder or organization level. Project and folder enrollment can be done for 'all' cloud products only, while organization enrollment can be done for either of individual or 'all' products.

DeleteAccessApprovalSettings API has been added.

March 29, 2019


Beta release of Access Approval API.