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Google Cloud Pub/Sub

Google Cloud Pub/Sub is a durable, scalable event ingestion and delivery system. It provides asynchronous messaging that decouples senders from receivers, and enables highly available communication between independently written applications.
Prisma Cloud can send alerts to Google Cloud Pub/Sub topics, where a topic is a message feed.

Configuring alert frequency

You can configure the rate at which alerts are emitted. This is a global setting that controls the spamminess of the alert service. Alerts received during the specified period are aggregated into a single alert. For each alert profile, an alert is sent as soon as the first matching event is received. All subsequent alerts are sent once per period.
  1. Open Console, and go to
    Manage > Alerts
  2. In
    General settings
    , select the default frequency for all alerts.
    You can specify

Sending alerts to Google Cloud Pub/Sub

Alert profiles specify which events should trigger the alert machinery, and to which channel alerts are sent. You can send alerts to any combination of channels by creating multiple alert profiles.
Alert profiles consist of two parts:
(1) Alert settings — Who should get the alerts, and on what channel?
Configure Prisma Cloud to integrate with your messaging service and specify the people or places where alerts should be sent. For example, configure the email channel and specify a list of all the email addresses where alerts should be sent. Or for JIRA, configure the project where the issue should be created, along with the type of issue, priority, assignee, and so on.
(2) Alert triggers — Which events should trigger an alert to be sent?
Specify which of the rules that make up your overall policy should trigger alerts.
If you use multi-factor authentication, you must create an exception or app-specific password to allow Console to authenticate to the service.

Create new alert profile

Create a new alert profile.
You’ve set up a Cloud Pub/Sub topic.
  1. In
    Manage > Alerts
    , click
    Add profile
  2. Enter a name for your alert profile.
  3. In
    , select
    GCP Pub/Sub

Configure the channel

Configure the channel.
  1. In
    , click
    Add new
    or select an existing service account.
    Create a new xref:~/authentication/credentials-store/gcp-credentials.adoc[GCP credential] as needed.
  2. Enter a Cloud Pub/Sub topic.
  3. Click
    Send Test Alert
    to test the connection.

Configure the triggers

  1. In
    Select triggers
    , select the events that should trigger an alert to be sent.
  2. To specify specific rules that should trigger an alert, deselect
    All rules
    , and then select any individual rules.
  3. Click

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