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May 04, 2022


Rebilling is now available in the Partner Sales Console and Cloud Channel API. This new billing data service helps you simplify your customer billing process by configuring discounts and exporting your billing data to a BigQuery dataset.

February 14, 2022


This release adds filters to ListCustomers. You can use these filters to exclude selected customers from search results. For more information, visit our article about these new filters.

August 19, 2021


The ImportCustomer method is now generally available.

August 02, 2021


This release includes the new ListProvisionableCloudIdentityTypes method.

ListProvisionableCloudIdentityTypes returns the Google Workspace customer types you can create for a given domain, and shows if they require a transfer.

Added extra information to clarify which fields are not required for team customers.

June 21, 2021


Added a new feature for the ImportCustomer API to specify which customer will receive imported Cloud Identity information.

April 27, 2021


The create, delete, get, list, and patch Customer APIs can now use an alternate parent binding to specify the customer's Channel Partner. The returned resource name follows the format accounts/*/customers/* regardless of the parent binding.

Added LICENSE_CAP_CHANGED to the list of EntitlementEvent.Type.ENUM_VALUES to deliver notifications for a new Pub/Sub event type.

March 12, 2021


Added customer-level Pub/Sub events definition to provide notifications when there is a primary domain change or verification for your customers.

You can now use boolean as a parameter value.

March 09, 2021


(v1alpha1 only) This release includes the new LookupOffer method.

LookupOffer displays the Offer for an entitlement. This provides a programmatic way to pull the pricing details of any online offer, including expired offers and special sales proposals that are unavailable through the ListOffers endpoint.

March 08, 2021


(v1alpha1 only) This release includes the new ImportCustomer method.

ImportCustomer replaces CreateCustomer as the first step of a Transfer. You can use this method to import customer information using their domain or Cloud Identity ID.

February 23, 2021


Reseller Billing Account name is now available in the Offer resource.

For Google Cloud Platform offers, you can use this field to map an offer to the Reseller Billing Account name from Cloud Console.

In the CreateCustomer and PatchCustomer endpoints, the addressLines field is now required for customer.orgPostalAddress.

This field is optional in v1alpha1.

In the CheckCloudIdentityAccountsExist method, CloudIdentityAccounts now returns an empty list instead of a 404 error if the domain does not match an existing Cloud Identity.

In v1alpha1, this returns a 404 error.

January 05, 2021


The Google Cloud Channel Services API is now Generally available. To get started, see Getting access to the Channel Services API.