Method: transferConfigs.create

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Full name: projects.transferConfigs.create

Creates a new data transfer configuration.

HTTP request

POST https://bigquerydatatransfer.googleapis.com/v1/{parent=projects/*}/transferConfigs

The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters

Parameters
parent

string

Required. The BigQuery project id where the transfer configuration should be created. Must be in the format projects/{projectId}/locations/{locationId} or projects/{projectId}. If specified location and location of the destination bigquery dataset do not match - the request will fail.

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

  • bigquery.transfers.update

Query parameters

Parameters
authorizationCode

string

Optional OAuth2 authorization code to use with this transfer configuration. This is required only if transferConfig.dataSourceId is 'youtube_channel' and new credentials are needed, as indicated by dataSources.checkValidCreds. In order to obtain authorizationCode, make a request to the following URL:

https://www.gstatic.com/bigquerydatatransfer/oauthz/auth?redirect_uri=urn:ietf:wg:oauth:2.0:oob&response_type=authorization_code&client_id=clientId&scope=data_source_scopes
  • The clientId is the OAuth clientId of the a data source as returned by dataSources.list method.
  • data_source_scopes are the scopes returned by dataSources.list method.

Note that this should not be set when serviceAccountName is used to create the transfer config.

versionInfo

string

Optional version info. This is required only if transferConfig.dataSourceId is not 'youtube_channel' and new credentials are needed, as indicated by dataSources.checkValidCreds. In order to obtain version info, make a request to the following URL:

https://www.gstatic.com/bigquerydatatransfer/oauthz/auth?redirect_uri=urn:ietf:wg:oauth:2.0:oob&response_type=version_info&client_id=clientId&scope=data_source_scopes
  • The clientId is the OAuth clientId of the a data source as returned by dataSources.list method.
  • data_source_scopes are the scopes returned by dataSources.list method.

Note that this should not be set when serviceAccountName is used to create the transfer config.

serviceAccountName

string

Optional service account name. If this field is set, the transfer config will be created with this service account's credentials. It requires that the requesting user calling this API has permissions to act as this service account.

Note that not all data sources support service account credentials when creating a transfer config. For the latest list of data sources, read about using service accounts.

Request body

The request body contains an instance of TransferConfig.

Response body

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

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:

  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/cloud-platform

For more information, see the Authentication Overview.