Method: projects.instances.clusters.backups.get

Gets metadata on a pending or completed Cloud Bigtable Backup.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. Name of the backup. Values are of the form projects/{project}/instances/{instance}/clusters/{cluster}/backups/{backup}.

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

  • bigtable.backups.get

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

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

Authorization scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.