Method: projects.locations.entryGroups.entries.patch

Updates an existing entry. Users should enable the Data Catalog API in the project identified by the parameter (see Data Catalog Resource Project for more information).

HTTP request


Path parameters



The Data Catalog resource name of the entry in URL format. Example:

  • projects/{project_id}/locations/{location}/entryGroups/{entryGroupId}/entries/{entryId}

Note that this Entry and its child resources may not actually be stored in the location in this name. It takes the form projects/{project_id}/locations/{location_id}/entryGroups/{entrygroup_id}/entries/{entries_id}.

Query parameters


string (FieldMask format)

The fields to update on the entry. If absent or empty, all modifiable fields are updated.

The following fields are modifiable: * For entries with type DATA_STREAM: * schema * For entries with type FILESET * schema * displayName * description * gcsFilesetSpec * gcsFilesetSpec.file_patterns * For entries with userSpecifiedType * schema * displayName * description * userSpecifiedType * userSpecifiedSystem * linkedResource * sourceSystemTimestamps

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

Request body

The request body contains an instance of Entry.

Response body

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

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.

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