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  1. Record firewall rule creation date, then show and allow sorting by it on the firewall rules page.

    Firewall rules can pile up and make it hard to later figure out which ones should be deleted, etc. It would be useful to show the created date (and last-updated date if possible) as columns in
    https://console.cloud.google.com/networking/firewalls/list

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  2. "create-or-update" operation for firewall rules and other resources.

    Similar to the way databases have "upsert" in addition to "insert" and "update", it'd be nice if commands like

    gcloud compute firewall-rules create my-rule ...

    (and anything else that supports both create and update) could be written as

    gcloud compute firewall-rules create-or-update my-rule ...

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  3. completely reset

    Hi.

    Good service, but i dont see completely reset instance button to default settings, because i see previous installed version of PHP etc...

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    Sorry, but it’s difficult to understand the scenario you’re describing. Please provide more detail (edit your suggestion or add comments) about how you created your instance, what settings you’re looking to reset, etc. so we can consider your feedback. Thanks!

  4. GPU availability in Frankfurt region

    We want to do online inferencing on GPU in Frankfurt region, but GPUs are not available there.

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  5. We need to allow users to create Firewalls from a VM.

    You have to leave the page you are on, copy IP addresses, and create a Firewall entry. We have it the backwards way...but I am usually trying to figure out why packets aren't getting to my box. Also, would be nice to provide some information to the customer that would help them debug why connectivity is not happening?

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  6. Don't require --zone for gcloud compute instances commands

    It would be nice not to have to specify the zone of an instance when using the gcloud command.

    More details:
    If a default zone and region are configured, then gcloud will operate on resources if they are in the same zone. Resources in other zones will result in an error. This includes "stop", "start", "reset", "describe".
    If a default zone and region are not configured, it prompts for confirmation about the zone, which requires interaction with the script. The --quiet flag isn't really effective, because a reply to the question is necessary.

    Example:
    $ gcloud compute ssh instance-2
    Did…

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  7. Instance name on 'Monitoring' tab.

    Hi! It will be great to see instance name on GCE VM instance details -> Monitoring tab.

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  8. Please allow the possibility to open ssh as browser tab, not as separate window

    i have to switch the browser option to put console in existing browser instance

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  9. add internal ip ssh support to cloud console

    It would be nice to ssh into an instance that doesn't have an external IP via the cloud console. This is currently supported by gcloud beta (however, it hangs for me), but this is not nearly as user friendly/efficient as sshing via the cloud console.

    This is an important feature as there are quotas for the # of external IPs a project can have in a region. For most of my instances, I don't need external IPs, but I have to have them in order to ssh into them via the cloud console. This forces me to hit the quota…

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  10. Standard/pre-existing blank disk image

    It would be nice to have a ready to use blank disk image alongside the various os images. So that it can be referred to as the image to use for data disks when creating an instance group template.

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  11. Is GCP London Server in UK?

    I had bought a GCP VM in London, while when I try to watch BBC TV, it always says my region don't have the right to watch the TV. Is google server inside the UK? how can I fix this problem?

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  12. Provide direct vmdk image upload support instead of lengthy process of converting it to raw and then tar.gz ing it

    Provide direct vmdk image upload support instead of lengthy process of converting it to raw and then tar.gz ing it

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  13. Identifiquei uma falha de segurança

    com essa falha é possivel minerar biticoins livremente !

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  14. Please let us add more storage...

    Even after the 65536 Limit

    I can’t seem to add other drives EVEN after quota increase

    Also I usually get lot of errors making big VMs due to availability

    Please please improve

    I want at least 100Tb storage as external!

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    Thanks, as you mention 64TB is the current limit for total attached storage capacity, regardless of how many disks you use. We’re always considering improvements and will update this item if we and an increase to our plans.

  15. Support multiple regions when creating regional persistent disk

    creation command takes user input for replica zones, can we extend this option to regions as well? We would like data to reside within country; if the country has multiple regions, we would like disks replicated to all regions within the country.

    CURRENT: gcloud beta compute disks create [DISK_NAME] --size [DISK_SIZE] --type [DISK_TYPE] --region [REGION] --replica-zones [ZONE1,ZONE2]

    RECOMMENDED:
    CURRENT: gcloud beta compute disks create [DISK_NAME] --size [DISK_SIZE] --type [DISK_TYPE] --replica-regions [REGION1,REGION2] --replica-zones [ZONE1,ZONE2]

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  16. How can i install pip

    i cant install pip ....

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  17. I have applied for nvidia tesla k80 GPU but i can't see the option to monitor it

    I really appreciate when you came up with the feature of Nvidia tesla K80 GPU but in addition you can add feature for GPU monitoring.I can't see the feature of monitoring activities of GPU neither in windows server 2016 nor in google console.Please enable the gpu in case if you have disabled in windows 2016 server us-east -1c.Thank you

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  18. Boot Images with Nvidia Drivers pre installed.

    Please provide an Image with Nvidia drivers installed. I just spend 2 hours to figure out the installation. The Gcloud tutorial didn't work and lead to an error, which lead me to reinstall all the drivers, which didn't work either, so i have to delete the instance and start a new one. The same problem occurred but some how i managed to solve it. It will be so much easier if there is an image with the drivers and CUDA installed.

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  20. Insert copy button for every instance public IP address

    Very simple feature, add a button or link next to Public IP address in order to copy it! It will save a lot of time.

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