Method: drives.create

Creates a shared drive.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Query parameters



Required. An ID, such as a random UUID, which uniquely identifies this user's request for idempotent creation of a shared drive. A repeated request by the same user and with the same request ID will avoid creating duplicates by attempting to create the same shared drive. If the shared drive already exists a 409 error will be returned.

Request body

The request body contains an instance of Drive.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains a newly created instance of Drive.

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


Some scopes are restricted and require a security assessment for your app to use them. For more information, see the Authorization guide.