Method: projects.locations.entryGroups.create

A maximum of 10,000 entry groups may be created per organization across all locations.

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

HTTP request


Path parameters



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

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

Note that this EntryGroup and its child resources may not actually be stored in the location in this name. It takes the form projects/{project}/locations/{location}.

Query parameters



Required. The id of the entry group to create. The id must begin with a letter or underscore, contain only English letters, numbers and underscores, and be at most 64 characters.

Request body

The request body contains an instance of EntryGroup.

Response body

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

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.