Release notes

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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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November 11, 2022

v1

Access Approval lets you revoke active access requests using the Google Cloud console.

September 29, 2022

v1

Access Approval supports Dataproc in the GA stage.

September 14, 2022

v1

Access Approval supports Secret Manager in the GA stage.

August 25, 2022

v1

Access Approval supports Dataproc in the Preview stage.

August 03, 2022

v1

Access Approval supports Secret Manager in the Preview stage.

May 25, 2022

v1

Access Approval lets you know if the notification emails for access requests don't get delivered to you because you provided an incorrect email address while setting up the notification configurations.

January 31, 2022

v1

Access Approval provides a public issue tracker that you can use for suggesting product features, providing product and documentation feedback, and reporting issues. For more information, see File bugs or feature requests.

December 13, 2021

v1

Access Approval provides a preview feature that uses a cryptographic key to sign an access request. Access Approval uses this signature to verify the integrity of the approval.

You can either use the default Google-managed signing key or bring your own signing key. To bring your own signing key, you must meet certain requirements. Using the default Google-managed signing key doesn't require any additional configuration.

For more information about how signing of an access request works, see Overview of Access Approval.

November 11, 2021

v1

Access Approval supports Organization Policy Service in the Preview stage.

October 07, 2021

v1

Access Approval supports the following services in GA stage:

  • Cloud SQL
  • Google Kubernetes Engine
  • Speaker ID

August 30, 2021

v1

Access Approval supports Speaker ID in the Preview stage.

July 26, 2021

v1

Access Approval supports the following Google Cloud services in the GA stage:

  • Cloud Data Loss Prevention
  • Cloud External Key Manager
  • Cloud HSM
  • Cloud Logging

June 21, 2021

v1

Access Approval supports Cloud Data Loss Prevention in the Preview stage.

Access Approval supports Cloud External Key Manager in the Preview stage.

Access Approval supports Cloud HSM in the Preview stage.

May 17, 2021

v1

Access Approval supports Cloud SQL in Preview stage.

April 27, 2021

v1

Access Approval supports Google Kubernetes Engine in Preview stage.

Access Approval supports Cloud Spanner in GA stage.

April 15, 2021

v1

You can view Access Transparency logs associated with an approval request on the Access Approval UI.

March 24, 2021

v1

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

v1

Access Approval supports Cloud Logging and Cloud Spanner in Preview stage.

January 21, 2021

v1

VPC Service Controls supports Access Approval in GA stage. For more information, see the list of VPC Service Controls supported products.

October 19, 2020

v1

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

v1

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

v1

Access Approval API reached General Availability (GA) status.

January 27, 2020

v1beta1

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

v1beta1

Beta release of Access Approval API.