Report Bugs and Request Features with Issue Trackers

Google Cloud Platform tracks known issues and feature requests on a set of issue trackers. Because we use the number of "stars" (people who have indicated interest in an issue) to prioritize work on the platform, you should search existing issues before you make a new entry.

Bug reports

Google reviews every new bug report submitted by users. Sometimes one of our staff will ask for clarification or followup. Once we're able to replicate the issue, we'll tell you that it's been forwarded to the appropriate team.

Depending on the circumstances we may be able to provide periodic updates while a bug is being looked at, but usually we cannot provide too many specifics about the exact cause of a bug, or when it'll be fixed.

When we've fixed a bug in production, we'll indicate this and then we'll close the issue.

Feature requests

You can also request and vote for new Google Cloud Platform features. Unlike bug reports, we don't immediately triage new feature requests. Instead, we wait for a feature to have a handful of stars and, hopefully, comments from several users about how the feature would be useful. So, when it comes to feature requests, it's especially important to vote for an existing request (if one exists) instead of making a duplicate.

What to expect once you've opened an issue

Google maintains an internal bug tracking system where implementation of features and bug fixes takes place. You might see references to this system on some issues. Because we have a private system, issues may be relatively quiet for a while. This does not mean we will never fix an issue; it just means that there is nothing to announce.

But you can expect a few things:

  • When you open a new defect report, we'll promptly acknowledge it and get to work triaging it. Expect to hear from us within two business days.
  • When a new feature request meets the threshold number of stars for a project (fewer stars for quiet projects, and more for projects with more traffic) we'll get to work.
  • After we've triaged an issue we'll tell you what we found. If we can verify a bug, we'll tell you so. If we believe we'll never implement a feature, we'll say.
  • After an issue is in our system, we will only post updates when we have questions or there is something to share.

If you see an issue that needs our prompt attention, please let us know on one of the Google Groups; we do not individually subscribe to each open issue.

Search and create feature requests, by product

Big Data  
List open BigQuery issues Create new BigQuery issue
List open Cloud Dataflow issues Create new Cloud Dataflow issue
List open Cloud Datalab issues Create new Cloud Datalab issue
List open Cloud Dataproc issues Create new Cloud Dataproc issue
List open Cloud Pub/Sub issues Create new Cloud Pub/Sub issue
List open Genomics issues Create new Genomics issue
Compute  
List open App Engine issues Create new App Engine issue
List open Cloud Functions issues Create new Cloud Functions issue
List open Compute Engine issues Create new Compute Engine issue
List open Kubernetes Engine issues Create new Kubernetes Engine issue
List open Container Registry issues Create new Container Registry issue
Developer Tools  
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List open Cloud Source Repositories issues Create new Cloud Source Repositories issue
List open Cloud Tools for Android Studio issues Create new Cloud Tools for Android Studio issue
List open Cloud Tools for IntelliJ issues Create new Cloud Tools for IntelliJ issue
List open Cloud Tools for PowerShell issues Create new Cloud Tools for PowerShell issue
List open Cloud Tools for Visual Studio issues Create new Cloud Tools for Visual Studio issue
List open Deployment Manager issues Create new Deployment Manager issue
List open Google Plugin for Eclipse issues Create new Google Plugin for Eclipse issue
Identity & Security  
List open Cloud IAM issues Create new Cloud IAM issue
List open Cloud Identity-Aware Proxy issues Create new Cloud Identity-Aware Proxy issue
List open Cloud Resource Manager issues Create new Cloud Resource Manager issue
List open Cloud Security Scanner issues Create new Cloud Security Scanner issue
Machine Learning  
List open Cloud Machine Learning Platform issues Create new Cloud Machine Learning Platform issue
List open Jobs API issues Create new Jobs API issue
List open Natural Language API issues Create new Natural Language API issue
List open Prediction API issues Create new Prediction API issue
List open Speech API issues Create new Speech API issue
List open Translation API issues Create new Translation API issue
List open Vision API issues Create new Vision API issue
Management Tools  
List open Billing API issues Create new Billing API issue
List open Cloud APIs issues Create new Cloud APIs issue
List open Cloud Console issues Create new Cloud Console issue
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List open Cloud Mobile App issues Create new Cloud Mobile App issue
List open Cloud Shell issues Create new Cloud Shell issue
List open StackDriver Debugger issues Create new StackDriver Debugger issue
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Networking  
List open Cloud CDN issues Create new Cloud CDN issue
List open Cloud DNS issues Create new Cloud DNS issue
List open Cloud Interconnect issues Create new Cloud Interconnect issue
List open Cloud Load Balancing issues Create new Cloud Load Balancing issue
List open Cloud Virtual Network issues Create new Cloud Virtual Network issue
Storage and Databases  
List open Cloud Bigtable issues Create new Cloud Bigtable issue
List open Cloud Datastore issues Create new Cloud Datastore issue
List open Cloud Spanner issues Create new Cloud Spanner issue
List open Cloud SQL issues Create new Cloud SQL issue
List open Cloud Storage issues Create new Cloud Storage issue
List open Persistent Disk issues Create new Persistent Disk issue

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