Ensure that your Google Cloud Platform (GCP) load balancing backend services are configured to log HTTP(S) traffic.
HTTP(S) load balancing log entries contain information useful for monitoring and debugging web traffic. Google Cloud exports this logging data to Cloud Monitoring service so that monitoring metrics can be created to evaluate a load balancer's configuration, usage, and performance, troubleshoot problems, and improve resource utilization and user experience.
To determine if your load balancing backend services are logging HTTP(S) traffic, perform the following operations:
Remediation / Resolution
To enable HTTP(S) logging for your Google Cloud load balancing backend services, perform the following operations:
- Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Documentation
- Cloud Load Balancing overview
- HTTP(S) Load Balancing Logging and Monitoring
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Enable Logging for HTTP(S) Load Balancing Backend Services
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