GCP Stackdriver Nozzle for PCF

This documentation describes the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Stackdriver Nozzle for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF). The Nozzle connects the Cloud Foundry Loggregator Firehose with Google Stackdriver Logging and Monitoring. Developers and operators can view their application logs and health through the Google Cloud Console.


GCP Stackdriver Nozzle for PCF includes the following key features:

  • Simplified configuration for the Stackdriver Nozzle
  • Resolved Cloud Foundry application metadata (for example, app name) in logs and metrics
  • Search, alert on, and create dashboards for logs and metrics generated by Cloud Foundry
  • Integration with Stackdriver Logging and Monitoring consoles
  • Configurable black/whitelisting of events from the Loggregator Firehose

Product Snapshot

The following table provides version and version-support information about GCP Stackdriver Nozzle for PCF:

Element Details
Version v2.1.0
Release date January 24, 2019
Software component version v2.1.0
Compatible Ops Manager version(s) v2.3.x, v2.4.x, v2.5.x, and v2.6.x
Compatible Pivotal Application Service version(s) v2.3.x, v2.4.x, v2.5.x, and v2.6.x
BOSH stemcell version Ubuntu Xenial
IaaS support
  • GCP
  • Untested for AWS, OpenStack, and vSphere

WARNING: GCP Stackdriver Nozzle for PCF v2.0.1 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.


GCP Stackdriver Nozzle for PCF has the following requirements:

  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Project

  • Stackdriver Logging API enabled

  • Stackdriver Monitoring API enabled


Please provide any bugs, feature requests, or questions to the Pivotal Cloud Foundry Feedback list, send an email to gcp-stackdriver-tools@google.com, or file an issue on GitHub.


This documentation includes the following topics:


  • Apache 2.0