Method: projects.instances.tables.get

Gets metadata information about the specified table.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



The unique name of the requested table. Values are of the form projects/<project>/instances/<instance>/tables/<table>.

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

  • bigtable.tables.get

Query parameters


enum (View)

The view to be applied to the returned table's fields. Defaults to SCHEMA_VIEW if unspecified.

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

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

Authorization Scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.

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