Method: projects.locations.entryGroups.entries.create

Creates an entry. Only entries of 'FILESET' type or user-specified type can be created.

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

A maximum of 100,000 entries may be created per entry group.

HTTP request


Path parameters



Required. The name of the entry group this entry is in. Example:

  • projects/{projectId}/locations/{location}/entryGroups/{entryGroupId}

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}/locations/{location}/entryGroups/{entrygroup}.

Query parameters



Required. The id of the entry to create.

Request body

The request body contains an instance of Entry.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains a newly created instance of Entry.

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.