Release notes

This page documents production updates to Filestore. You can periodically check this page for announcements about new or updated features, bug fixes, known issues, and deprecated functionality.

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October 05, 2021

You can now get support for preview features for Filestore. For details see the Support page.

September 30, 2021

You can now use Customer-Managed Encryption Keys (CMEK) to protect all data at rest in Filestore's Enterprise tier instances. CMEK in Filestore is a preview feature. For more information, see Encrypt data with customer-managed encryption keys.

Filestore's Enterprise tier now supports snapshots. A snapshot is a preserved state of your file share data that can be used to restore data. For more information, see the snapshots documentation page.

August 03, 2021

Filestore is available in the northamerica-northeast2 (Toronto) region. See Regions and zones.

August 02, 2021

Filestore now has a new Enterprise tier, which lets you create 1–10 TiB regional instances that can scale up and down with your storage needs.

June 29, 2021

Filestore is available in the europe-central2 (Warsaw) region. See Regions and zones.

June 25, 2021

You can now secure your Filestore instances using a VPC service perimeter. For details, see Securing instances with a service perimeter.

March 15, 2021

Filestore is available in the europe-central2 (Warsaw) region. See Regions and zones.

December 22, 2020

IP-based access control is now generally available.

November 18, 2020

Filestore now supports access over VPN. You can mount Filestore file shares on an on-premises client and clients on a remote VPC with this new capability. To learn how to set up a VPN connection with Cloud VPN, see Creating an HA VPN gateway to a Peer VPN gateway.

September 25, 2020

Filestore backups has launched to beta. Now you can back up your Filestore instances.

September 01, 2020

Filestore Troubleshooting page published. Now you can troubleshoot common Filestore issues.

June 08, 2020

High Scale SSD tier released to beta. This new service tier for Filestore provides greater performance and lets you grow and shrink capacity between 60–320 TB.

IP-based access control released to beta. This feature lets you control access to file shares by the IP addresses of clients.

Filestore service tier name change:

  • Standard tier is now called Basic HDD.
  • Premium tier is now called Basic SSD.
  • You can still use the old tier names and they continue to be supported.

This change may affect you if you use:
* The gcloud beta filestore command-line tool (beta). * The Filestore beta API (v1beta1). * The Cloud Console with the Filestore API. * The Cloud Console with the gcloud tool.

For details, see New service tier names.

Filestore is available in the asia-southeast2 (Jakarta) region. See Regions and zones.

May 19, 2020

Learn how to create low disk space alerts for your Filestore instances.

April 20, 2020

Filestore is available in the us-west4 (Las Vegas) region. See Regions and zones.

January 24, 2020

Cloud Filestore is now available in the Seoul (asia-northeast3) region.

April 08, 2019

GA release of Cloud Filestore

  • Cloud Filestore is now generally available for use.

July 12, 2018

Beta release of Cloud Filestore

  • The Beta version of Cloud Filestore is now available for use.