PATROL for Google Cloud Compute enables you to monitor Google Cloud Compute Engine, App Engine, and Cloud Function services.

A typical architecture for PATROL for Google Cloud Compute is as follows:

PATROL for Google Cloud Compute collector details

The following table lists different PATROL for Google Cloud Compute collectors and explains how they work:

Attribute name


(Poll time)

gcpConsumer5 minutes

This collector launches the external java process, reads the data from external process and sends it back to the PATROL Agent.

gcpInventory10 minutes

This collector is responsible for discovering the configured services (Compute Engine) for monitoring.

It also creates and destroys necessary instances and sets the value of the attributes.

CollVMs5 minutes

This collector collects the performance attributes of the Compute Engine instances discovered by the KM.

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