Method: users.sshPublicKeys.get

Retrieves an SSH public key.

HTTP request


The URL uses Google API HTTP annotation syntax.

Path parameters



The fingerprint of the public key to retrieve. Public keys are identified by their SHA-256 fingerprint. The fingerprint of the public key is in format users/{user}/sshPublicKeys/{fingerprint}.

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

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


Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Auth Guide.

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