Method: projects.locations.taxonomies.patch

Updates a taxonomy. This method can update the taxonomy's display name, description, and activated policy types.

HTTP request


Path parameters



Output only. Resource name of this taxonomy in format: "projects/{project_number}/locations/{locationId}/taxonomies/{taxonomyId}". Note that taxonomyId's are unique and generated by Policy Tag Manager. It takes the form projects/{project}/locations/{location}/taxonomies/{taxonomies}.

Query parameters


string (FieldMask format)

The update mask applies to the resource. For the FieldMask definition, see If not set, defaults to all of the fields that are allowed to update.

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

Request body

The request body contains an instance of Taxonomy.

Response body

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

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.