This page describes GCP resources relevant to Network Service Tiers. See Using Network Service Tiers for procedures and examples.
The Network Service Tiers APIs and
gcloud commands are part of
gcloud SDK and API reference
Used to create, edit, and manage internal and external IP address resources that can be assigned to VM instances and forwarding rules for load balancers. Internal IP addresses and global external IP addresses are always Premium Tier, but regional external IP addresses can use either Standard or Premium Tier.
Used to create, edit, and manage forwarding rules in your VPC
network. Forwarding rules with a load balancing scheme of
paths for sending traffic from outside your VPC network to a
load balancer or VM instances in your VPC network.
External forwarding rules can be either global or regional. Global external
forwarding rules are always Premium Tier, but regional external forwarding
rules can use either Standard or Premium Tier.
Used to create and modify VM instances in your VPC network.
Used to create and modify instance templates. Instance templates are used by managed instance groups. Instance groups are one type of backend for load balancers.
Used to set the default Network Tier to apply to resources in a project. This default can be overridden on a resource by resouce basis.