Before you can run Connectivity Tests, you must enable the Network Management API.
Enabling the API is required in order to use the API
gcloud command-line tool, or the Google Cloud Console.
You can check API status or enable the API by using a
gcloud command or by
using the Google Cloud Console. You can also authorize users
to access the API.
Enabling the API
Use one of the following methods to enable the API.
When you load Connectivity Tests in the Google Cloud Console for the first time for a specific project, click the button that asks you to enable the Network Management API. You must enable the API in order to run Connectivity Tests.
If you have not already installed the Cloud SDK on your workstation, see the Cloud SDK documentation to do so.
To check if the Network Management API is enabled, run the following command on your workstation:
gcloud services list
networkmanagement.googleapis.comappears in the command output, the API is enabled.
If the API is not enabled, run the following command to enable it. For more information, see
gcloud services enable networkmanagement
Authorizing use of the API
Access to the Network Management API is controlled by Identity and Access Management roles and permissions. Permissions for related methods are clustered into roles, which you can then grant to users.
For more information, see the following documents:
Using the API ExplorerYou can test Network Management API commands by using the API Explorer. In the Network Management API reference document, use the
Try this APIcolumn to explore API fields and run a test.