Google Cloud Storage

Buckets: get

Returns metadata for the specified bucket. Try it now or see an example.

The caller must have READER permissions on the bucket. 

Request

HTTP request

GET https://www.googleapis.com/storage/v1beta2/b/bucket

Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
bucket string Name of a bucket.
Optional query parameters
ifMetagenerationMatch unsigned long Makes the return of the bucket metadata conditional on whether the bucket's current metageneration matches the given value.
ifMetagenerationNotMatch unsigned long Makes the return of the bucket metadata conditional on whether the bucket's current metageneration does not match the given value.
projection string Set of properties to return. Defaults to noAcl.

Acceptable values are:
  • "full": Include all properties.
  • "noAcl": Omit acl and defaultObjectAcl properties.

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns a bucket resource in the response body.

Examples

Note: The code examples available for this method do not represent all supported programming languages (see the client libraries page for a list of supported languages).

Java

Uses the Java client library

Storage.Buckets.Get getBucket = storage.buckets().get(settings.getBucket());
getBucket.setProjection("full");
Bucket bucket = getBucket.execute();

Python

Uses the Python client library

req = client.buckets().get(
        bucket=bucket_name,
        fields='location,website(mainPageSuffix)')    # optional
resp = req.execute()
print json.dumps(resp, indent=2)

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