I just opened a Google Cloud account, under the 60-day free trial.

I would like to create f1-micro instances, but I can't see where I can choose this option.

This is how the New Instance page looks like:

Machine type

(notice the "up to (?) cores")

If I click on the dropdown, it's actually empty:

Machine type dropdown

Now if I click on Customize and try to move the cursors, here is what happens:


This all looks very buggy (notice the NaN). Is this because I'm still under the free trial?

Where am I supposed to find the f1-micro option? Under the dropdown?

  • Ow, just noticed that other people are having the same issue. I think I'd better open a bug with Google, but I'm not sure I can contact them without buying a support plan. – Benjamin Mar 31 '16 at 11:43
  • Having the same issue, the dropdown for the instance type is empty – Luke P Mar 31 '16 at 13:06
  • @LukeP I just reported the bug, please vote for it! – Benjamin Mar 31 '16 at 13:39
  • You can refer to my answer on this post. – Faizan Mar 31 '16 at 14:58
  • @Faizan Thanks, I've added an answer here as well for anyone stumbling on this question. – Benjamin Mar 31 '16 at 15:08

As reported by @Faizan, it's a known issue and Google is working on it:


See his answer on this question for more information.

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