Method: projects.guestPolicies.patch

Update an OS Config guest policy.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. Unique name of the resource in this project using one of the following forms: projects/{project_number}/guestPolicies/{guestPolicyId}.

Query parameters


string (FieldMask format)

Field mask that controls which fields of the guest policy should be updated.

This is a comma-separated list of fully qualified names of fields. Example: "user.displayName,photo".

Request body

The request body contains an instance of GuestPolicy.

Response body

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

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.

IAM Permissions

Requires the following IAM permission on the name resource:

  • osconfig.guestPolicies.update

For more information, see the IAM documentation.