GCP Service Broker

This documentation describes the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Service Broker for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF). The GCP Service Broker provides PCF users with the ability to create and manage resources from the Cloud Foundry Command Line Interface (cf CLI).


PCF operators install the GCP Service Broker to expose select GCP services in the Marketplace. Developers can then provision GCP services by creating and managing service instances with the cf CLI.

The GCP Service Broker for PCF currently supports the following GCP services:

Product Snapshot

The following table provides version and version-support information about GCP Service Broker for PCF:

Element Details
Version 4.2.3
Release date June 27, 2019
Compatible Ops Manager version(s) 2.6.*, 2.5.*, 2.4.* or 2.3.*
Compatible Pivotal Application Service (formerly known as Elastic Runtime) version(s) 2.6.*, 2.5.*, 2.4.*, 2.3.* or 2.2.*
BOSH stemcell version Ubuntu Xenial
IaaS support GCP, AWS, OpenStack, and vSphere

WARNING: GCP Service Broker for PCF v4.1.0 and earlier require a Ubuntu Trusty stemcell. The end-of-life date for Ubuntu Trusty is April 2019. If a security vulnerability is found on this stemcell after April, it will not be fixed.


You must have the following prerequisites to install the GCP Service Broker:

  • PCF v1.8 or later
  • A GCP project and service account with owner permissions
  • A MySQL database


This documentation includes the following topics: