Opal lets your developers find and request access to GCP folders. Folders let you grant access to multiple GCP projects and their underlying resources. In this article we'll walk you through how to add GCP folders to your Opal dashboard.

Adding a folder

Step 1: Navigate to the Resource Manager

Access the resource manager using this link or find it by navigating to it: IAM & Admin > Manage Resources

Step 2: Prefix your folder

Opal only adds permissions for folders that you prefix with opal. To do this, got to your folder's settings and update the name to start with opal.

Navigate to your folders settings.

Navigate to your folders settings.

Prefix folders that you want to add with

Prefix folders that you want to add with opal.

Accessing a project in Opal

If you successfully labeled your f in GCP, two permissions will show up in the Permissions page.

If you already have access to the folder in GCP, through Opal or otherwise, you'll see a Connected label in the top right corner of the permission! The permissions to this folder are granted to the GCP user that matches your Opal email address.


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