GCP Service Broker

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


Pivotal Platform 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 Pivotal Platform currently supports the following GCP services:

Product Snapshot

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

Element Details
Version 5.0.1
Release date January 15, 2020
Compatible Ops Manager version(s) 2.5.* or above
Compatible Pivotal Application Service (formerly known as Elastic Runtime) version(s) 2.5.* or above
BOSH stemcell version Ubuntu Xenial
IaaS support GCP, AWS, OpenStack, and vSphere

WARNING: GCP Service Broker for Pivotal Platform 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:

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


This documentation includes the following topics: