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This page documents production updates to Network Connectivity Center and Router appliance. Check this page for announcements about new or updated features, bug fixes, known issues, and deprecated functionality.

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November 09, 2022

The Google Cloud console now lets you do all of the following:

  • See a list of existing hubs
  • Create multiple hubs
  • Edit an existing hub's description and/or labels

Previously, you could complete these actions only by using the Google Cloud CLI or the API.

Also, the Network Connectivity Center Quotas page has been updated to describe the limit of 60 hubs per project.

For more information about creating and managing hubs, see Work with hubs and spokes.

February 23, 2022

Networking Connectivity Center now supports the use of a third-party network virtual appliance in any Google Cloud region for the following use cases:

A third-party network virtual appliance could be an SD-WAN router, a firewall appliance, a load balancer, or another appliance, as long as it uses BGP. After you create a Network Connectivity Center spoke to represent your router appliance instance, it can exchange routes dynamically with Cloud Router.

To view a list of partners whose solutions are integrated with Network Connectivity Center, see Network Connectivity Center partners.

For more information about Network Connectivity Center, see the product overview.

October 26, 2021

The issue reported on Sept. 30, 2021, has been resolved. Cloud DNS forwarding services and Private Google Access can now be accessed through Router appliance spokes.

October 18, 2021

Network Connectivity Center is now generally available. For more information, see the Network Connectivity Center overview.

It is now possible to add or remove router appliance instances from an existing spoke, as long as you don't try to add instances that belong to a different VPC network. For details, see Working with hubs and spokes.

September 30, 2021

Cloud DNS forwarding services and Private Google Access cannot be accessed through Router appliance spokes. This issue is being worked on.

September 29, 2021

Previously, if you used a Router appliance spoke to connect more than 1,000 VMs, you might have experienced problems establishing BGP sessions between the router appliance instance and the Cloud Router. This issue has been resolved.

Network Connectivity Center includes new limits on the number of underlying resources that can be associated with a spoke. For information about the new limits, see Network Connectivity Center quotas and limits.

September 07, 2021

Previously, if you used a Router appliance spoke to connect more than 1,000 VMs, you might have experienced problems establishing BGP sessions between the router appliance instance and the Cloud Router. This issue has been resolved.

September 02, 2021

You can now create Router appliance spokes by using the Google Cloud Console. For more information, see Working with hubs and spokes.

August 23, 2021

The Spoke Admin role now includes the following permissions:

  • networkconnectivity.hubs.get
  • networkconnectivity.hubs.list

For full details about Network Connectivity Center permissions, see Access control.

July 20, 2021

Network Connectivity Center now supports VPC Service Controls. For details, see Protecting resources with VPC Service Controls.

July 09, 2021

Network Connectivity Center now includes hard limits on the number of resources that can be linked to an individual spoke. For details, see Quotas and limits.

June 28, 2021

It's no longer possible to add or remove router appliance instances to or from an existing spoke. Instead, you must delete and re-create the spoke to include the router appliance instances that you want the spoke to contain. This issue is being worked on.

June 11, 2021

If you use a Router appliance spoke to connect more than 1,000 VMs, you might be unable to establish BGP sessions between the router appliance instance and Cloud Router. The 1,000-VM limit includes any VMs that are accessible through VPC Network Peering.

May 26, 2021

The Cloud documentation now includes a list of partners whose solutions are integrated with Network Connectivity Center.

May 25, 2021

You can now use the Cloud Console to create hubs and spokes in Network Connectivity Center.

March 09, 2021

Router appliance for Network Connectivity Center is available in Preview.

January 25, 2021

Network Connectivity Center is now available in Preview.

For more information, see the Network Connectivity Center overview.