Get entry group

Retrieve an existing entry group.

Code sample


Before trying this sample, follow the Java setup instructions in the Data Catalog quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Data Catalog Java API reference documentation.

To authenticate to Data Catalog, set up Application Default Credentials. For more information, see Set up authentication for a local development environment.


// Sample to get an entity group
public class GetEntryGroup {

  public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {
    // TODO(developer): Replace these variables before running the sample.
    String projectId = "MY_PROJECT_ID";
    String location = "MY_LOCATION";
    String entryGroupId = "MY_ENTRY_GROUP_ID";
    EntryGroupName entryGroupName = EntryGroupName.of(projectId, location, entryGroupId);

  public static void getEntryGroup(EntryGroupName entryGroupName) throws IOException {
    // Initialize client that will be used to send requests. This client only needs to be created
    // once, and can be reused for multiple requests. After completing all of your requests, call
    // the "close" method on the client to safely clean up any remaining background resources.
    try (DataCatalogClient client = DataCatalogClient.create()) {
      EntryGroup entryGroup = client.getEntryGroup(entryGroupName);
      System.out.println("Entry group retrieved successfully: " + entryGroup.getName());

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