Cloud deprecation and breaking changes general recommender

Cloud deprecation and breaking changes general recommender provides you with recommendations about Cloud deprecations and breaking changes. It identifies Cloud resources that will be affected by upcoming deprecations and breaking changes while providing guidelines on how to manage them. Recommendations are viewable through Google Cloud CLI, the API, and BigQuery export.

Before you begin

  1. Sign in to your Google Cloud account. If you're new to Google Cloud, create an account to evaluate how our products perform in real-world scenarios. New customers also get $300 in free credits to run, test, and deploy workloads.
  2. In the Google Cloud console, on the project selector page, select or create a Google Cloud project.

    Go to project selector

  3. Make sure that billing is enabled for your Google Cloud project.

  4. Enable the Recommender API.

    Enable the API

  5. In the Google Cloud console, on the project selector page, select or create a Google Cloud project.

    Go to project selector

  6. Make sure that billing is enabled for your Google Cloud project.

  7. Enable the Recommender API.

    Enable the API

  1. Ensure that you have the following roles:
Description Roles
View recommendations recommender.cloudDeprecationRecommendationViewer
View and update recommendations recommender.cloudDeprecationRecommendationAdmin

Required roles

This section describes the roles and necessary permissions to use the Cloud deprecation and breaking changes general recommender.

Role Included permissions
roles/recommender.cloudDeprecationRecommendationViewer
  • recommender.cloudDeprecationGeneralInsights.get
  • recommender.cloudDeprecationGeneralInsights.list
  • recommender.cloudDeprecationGeneralRecommendations.get
  • recommender.cloudDeprecationGeneralRecommendations.list
roles/recommender.cloudDeprecationRecommendationAdmin
  • recommender.cloudDeprecationGeneralInsights.update
  • recommender.cloudDeprecationGeneralRecommendations.update

For more information about roles and about granting access, see the following:

Pricing

Cloud deprecation and breaking changes general recommender is offered at no charge. For information about other pricing tiers, see Recommender pricing.

View cloud deprecation recommendations

You can list recommendations by using the Google Cloud CLI, the Recommender API, or through BigQuery export.

Google Cloud CLI

This tab shows the commands to list recommendations and insights with Google Cloud CLI.

  • List recommendations

    gcloud recommender recommendations list \
      --billing-project=BILLING_PROJECT_ID  \
      --project=PROJECT_ID  \
      --location=LOCATION  \
      --recommender=google.cloud.deprecation.GeneralRecommender \
      --format=yaml
    
  • List Insights

    gcloud recommender insights list \
      --billing-project=BILLING_PROJECT_ID  \
      --project=PROJECT_ID  \
      --location=LOCATION  \
      --insight-type=google.cloud.deprecation.GeneralInsight \
      --format=yaml
    

Replace the following:

  • BILLING_PROJECT_ID with ID of the project that you've enabled with the Recommender API.
  • PROJECT_ID with the identifier for your Google Cloud project.
  • LOCATION with the Google Cloud location where resources associated with the recommendations are located (for example, global or us-central1-a).

API

This tabs shows your the commands to list recommendations and insights with the Recommender API.

  • List Recommendations

    curl -H "Authorization: Bearer $(gcloud auth print-access-token)" \
    -H "x-goog-user-project: BILLING_PROJECT_ID " \
    "https://recommender.googleapis.com/v1/projects/PROJECT_ID /locations/LOCATION /recommenders/google.cloud.deprecation.GeneralRecommender/recommendations"
    
  • List Insights

    curl -H "Authorization: Bearer $(gcloud auth print-access-token)" \
    -H "x-goog-user-project: BILLING_PROJECT_ID " \
    "https://recommender.googleapis.com/v1/projects/PROJECT_ID /locations/LOCATION /insightTypes/google.cloud.deprecation.GeneralInsight/insights"
    

Replace the following:

  • BILLING_PROJECT_ID with ID of the project that you've enabled with the Recommender API.
  • PROJECT_ID with the identifier for your Google Cloud project.
  • LOCATION with the Google Cloud location where resources associated with the recommendations are located (for example, global or us-central1-a).

BigQuery export

This tab shows the commands to list recommendations with BigQuery export.

Cloud deprecation recommendations are also included in BigQuery export. With the BigQuery export, you can view daily snapshots of recommendations for your organization.

  1. Follow the BigQuery export documentation to export recommendations to BigQuery.

  2. Query all deprecation recommendations:

    SELECT *
    FROM `<project>.<dataset>.recommendations_export`
    WHERE DATE(_PARTITIONTIME) = "<date>"
    and recommender = "google.cloud.deprecation.GeneralRecommender"
    

Available recommendation subtypes

The following table describes the available and disclosable recommendation subtypes.

Subtype Deprecation or breaking change?
GCE_METADATA_SERVER_HEADER_WHITESPACE Compute Engine will enforce HTTP request formatting checks in the Compute Engine Metadata Service to align with RFC 7230 Section 3.2, as accepting incorrectly formatted requests might lead to security vulnerabilities.

Note that this table is not comprehensive and may intentionally omit security-sensitive deprecations or breaking changes.