REST Resource: forwardingRules

Resource: ForwardingRule

Represents a Forwarding Rule resource.

Forwarding rule resources in Google Cloud can be either regional or global in scope:

A forwarding rule and its corresponding IP address represent the frontend configuration of a Google Cloud Platform load balancer. Forwarding rules can also reference target instances and Cloud VPN Classic gateways (targetVpnGateway).

For more information, read Forwarding rule concepts and Using protocol forwarding.

JSON representation
  "id": string,
  "creationTimestamp": string,
  "name": string,
  "description": string,
  "region": string,
  "IPAddress": string,
  "IPProtocol": enum,
  "portRange": string,
  "ports": [
  "target": string,
  "selfLink": string,
  "loadBalancingScheme": enum,
  "subnetwork": string,
  "network": string,
  "backendService": string,
  "serviceDirectoryRegistrations": [
      "namespace": string,
      "service": string,
      "serviceDirectoryRegion": string
  "serviceLabel": string,
  "serviceName": string,
  "networkTier": enum,
  "labels": {
    string: string,
  "labelFingerprint": string,
  "ipVersion": enum,
  "fingerprint": string,
  "allPorts": boolean,
  "allowGlobalAccess": boolean,
  "metadataFilters": [
      "filterMatchCriteria": enum,
      "filterLabels": [
          "name": string,
          "value": string
  "isMirroringCollector": boolean,
  "pscConnectionId": string,
  "pscConnectionStatus": enum,
  "kind": string

string (uint64 format)

[Output Only] The unique identifier for the resource. This identifier is defined by the server.



[Output Only] Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.



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