I wasn’t able to get GKE and GCE instances work with stackdriver when it came to logging. Luckily, my co-worker had faced the same problem as me and had (partially) fixed it.
You simply need to configure the logger before use:
The only downside to this is that all logs show up as
warning instead of the desired logging level.
We didn’t bother going beyond this since for us it’s good enough for now.