Alter metadata table properties.

HTTP request


Path parameters



Required. The relative resource name of the Dataproc Metastore service that's being used to mutate metadata table properties, in the following format:


Authorization requires the following IAM permission on the specified resource service:


Request body

The request body contains data with the following structure:

JSON representation
  "tableName": string,
  "updateMask": string,
  "properties": {
    string: string,


Required. The name of the table containing the properties you're altering in the following format.



string (FieldMask format)

A field mask that specifies the metadata table properties that are overwritten by the update. Fields specified in the updateMask are relative to the resource (not to the full request). A field is overwritten if it is in the mask.

For example, given the target properties:

properties {
  a: 1
  b: 2

And an update properties:

properties {
  a: 2
  b: 3
  c: 4

then if the field mask is:

paths: ["properties.b", "properties.c"]

then the result will be:

properties {
  a: 1
  b: 3
  c: 4

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


map (key: string, value: string)

A map that describes the desired values to mutate. If updateMask is empty, the properties will not update. Otherwise, the properties only alters the value whose associated paths exist in the update mask

An object containing a list of "key": value pairs. Example: { "name": "wrench", "mass": "1.3kg", "count": "3" }.

Response body

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

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.