What is Service Usage?

Service Usage is an infrastructure service of Google Cloud that lets you list and manage other APIs and services in your Cloud projects. You can list and manage Google Cloud services and their APIs, as well as services created using Cloud Endpoints.

Why use Service Usage?

You can use Service Usage to perform the following tasks in your Cloud projects:

Before you can use most Google Cloud services, you must first enable them in a Cloud project. To learn how to list available and enabled services in your Cloud projects, see [Listing Services]. You can learn how to enable and disable services in [Enabling and Disabling Services]. You can learn how to list and manage quota limits on services in [Managing Service Quota].

You can use Service Usage via Cloud Console, from the gcloud command line tool, or programmatically using the Service Usage API from one of the Google API Client Libraries.

Next steps

  • Read our How-to Guides to find out how to perform common Service Usage tasks.
  • Read our Concepts guides to learn more about Service Usage.