Cloud Asset Inventory provides inventory services based on a time series database. This
database keeps a five week history of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) asset
metadata. The Cloud Asset Inventory export service allows you to export all asset metadata at a certain
timestamp or export event change history during a timeframe.
Export asset metadata at a timestamp
The Cloud Asset Inventory export service allows you to export all the
asset metadata at a given timestamp to a Cloud Storage file.
Export asset history
The Cloud Asset Inventory export service allows you to export the event change history of
multiple assets during a given timeframe. The exported event change history
shows you all the create, delete, and update events for the specifed assets
Supported resource types
The Cloud Asset Inventory export service currently supports the following resource types in GCP:
An asset refers to a GCP resource or policy. Examples of resources include Compute Engine virtual machines (VMs), Cloud Storage buckets, and App Engine instances.
Examples of policies include Cloud Identity and Access Management (Cloud IAM) policies
and org policies (currently not supported).
Asset content type
Cloud Asset Inventory supports the following asset types:
Resource: Resource metadata of a GCP asset.
IAM Policy: Metadata of the Cloud IAM policy set on a GCP asset.
An asset snapshot is the set of available assets under a
project, folder, or organization at a timestamp.
For a given asset, asset history includes all metadata create, delete, and update events between timestamp T1 and