Add variables to for GCP cloud instances, database resources


I recently deployed Grafana v8.4.1 on my GCP instance, successfully connected my GCP monitoring via auth/conn parameters.

Now, I may want to have drop downs for filtering certain list of servers (multiple) in one dashboard. I came up with variables but it seems that I cannot make it work. Can someone help? If you have the same or close implementation as mine?

See snips:
A) I’m trying to set RegEx parameters but it doesn’t show me a list

B) I may want may dashboard to look like this:


I think I figured this one out via

Now I am checking on how this will extract info from my GCP instances monitoring once I tick the options.


Hi, Did you happen to get it? I am trying the same.