» google_compute_global_address

Represents a Global Address resource. Global addresses are used for HTTP(S) load balancing.

To get more information about GlobalAddress, see:

» Example Usage - Global Address Basic

resource "google_compute_global_address" "default" {
  name = "global-appserver-ip"

» Argument Reference

The following arguments are supported:

  • name - (Required) Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression [a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])? which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.

  • address - (Optional) The IP address or beginning of the address range represented by this resource. This can be supplied as an input to reserve a specific address or omitted to allow GCP to choose a valid one for you.

  • description - (Optional) An optional description of this resource.

  • labels - (Optional, Beta) Labels to apply to this address. A list of key->value pairs.

  • ip_version - (Optional) The IP Version that will be used by this address. Valid options are IPV4 or IPV6. The default value is IPV4.

  • prefix_length - (Optional, Beta) The prefix length of the IP range. If not present, it means the address field is a single IP address. This field is not applicable to addresses with addressType=EXTERNAL.

  • address_type - (Optional) The type of the address to reserve, default is EXTERNAL.

    • EXTERNAL indicates public/external single IP address.
    • INTERNAL indicates internal IP ranges belonging to some network.
  • purpose - (Optional, Beta) The purpose of the resource. For global internal addresses it can be

    • VPC_PEERING - for peer networks This should only be set when using an Internal address.
  • network - (Optional, Beta) The URL of the network in which to reserve the IP range. The IP range must be in RFC1918 space. The network cannot be deleted if there are any reserved IP ranges referring to it. This should only be set when using an Internal address.

  • project - (Optional) The ID of the project in which the resource belongs. If it is not provided, the provider project is used.

» Attributes Reference

In addition to the arguments listed above, the following computed attributes are exported:

  • creation_timestamp - Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.

  • label_fingerprint - The fingerprint used for optimistic locking of this resource. Used internally during updates.

  • self_link - The URI of the created resource.

» Timeouts

This resource provides the following Timeouts configuration options:

  • create - Default is 4 minutes.
  • update - Default is 4 minutes.
  • delete - Default is 4 minutes.

» Import

GlobalAddress can be imported using any of these accepted formats:

$ terraform import google_compute_global_address.default projects/{{project}}/global/addresses/{{name}}
$ terraform import google_compute_global_address.default {{project}}/{{name}}
$ terraform import google_compute_global_address.default {{name}}