Method: organizations.settings.lookupEffectiveValue

Computes the effective setting value of a setting at the Cloud resource parent. The effective setting value is the calculated setting value at a Cloud resource and evaluates to one of the following options in the given order (the next option is used if the previous one does not exist):

  1. the setting value on the given resource
  2. the setting value on the given resource's nearest ancestor
  3. the setting's default value
  4. an empty setting value, defined as a SettingValue with all fields unset

Returns a google.rpc.Status with google.rpc.Code.NOT_FOUND if the setting does not exist.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



The setting for which an effective value will be evaluated. See Setting for naming requirements.

Authorization requires the following IAM permission on the specified resource parent:

  • resourcesettings.settingvalues.get

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an instance of SettingValue.

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.