Represents a Global Address resource. Global addresses are used for HTTP(S) load balancing.

For a list of methods for this resource, see the end of this page.

Resource representations

A reserved address resource.

  "kind": "compute#address",
  "id": unsigned long,
  "creationTimestamp": string,
  "name": string,
  "description": string,
  "address": string,
  "status": string,
  "region": string,
  "selfLink": string,
  "users": [
Property name Value Description Notes
address string The static external IP address represented by this resource. Only IPv4 is supported.
creationTimestamp string [Output Only] Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.
description string An optional description of this resource. Provide this property when you create the resource.
id unsigned long [Output Only] The unique identifier for the resource. This identifier is defined by the server.
kind string [Output Only] Type of the resource. Always compute#address for addresses.
name string Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression [a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])? which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.
region string [Output Only] URL of the region where the regional address resides. This field is not applicable to global addresses.
status string [Output Only] The status of the address, which can be either IN_USE or RESERVED. An address that is RESERVED is currently reserved and available to use. An IN_USE address is currently being used by another resource and is not available.
users[] list [Output Only] The URLs of the resources that are using this address.


Deletes the specified address resource.
Returns the specified address resource. Get a list of available addresses by making a list() request.
Creates an address resource in the specified project using the data included in the request.
Retrieves a list of global addresses.
Returns permissions that a caller has on the specified resource.

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