This page describes Google Cloud resources relevant to Network Service Tiers. For procedures and examples, see Using Network Service Tiers.
The Network Service Tiers APIs and
gcloud commands are part of Compute Engine.
gcloud SDK and API reference
Used to create, edit, and manage internal and external IP address resources that can be assigned to virtual machine (VM) instances and forwarding rules for load balancers. Internal IP addresses and global external IP addresses are always Premium Tier. Regional external IP addresses can use either Standard or Premium Tier.
Used to create, edit, and manage forwarding rules in your
Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) network. Forwarding rules with a load balancing
EXTERNAL define paths for sending traffic from outside your
VPC network to a load balancer or VM instances in your
External forwarding rules can be either global or regional. Global external forwarding rules are always Premium Tier. 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-resource basis.