Method: projects.allocateIds

Allocates IDs for the given keys, which is useful for referencing an entity before it is inserted.

HTTP request

POST https://datastore.googleapis.com/v1/projects/{projectId}:allocateIds

The URL uses Google API HTTP annotation syntax.

Path parameters

Parameters
projectId

string

The ID of the project against which to make the request.

Request body

The request body contains data with the following structure:

JSON representation
{
  "keys": [
    {
      object(Key)
    }
  ],
}
Fields
keys[]

object(Key)

A list of keys with incomplete key paths for which to allocate IDs. No key may be reserved/read-only.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains data with the following structure:

The response for Datastore.AllocateIds.

JSON representation
{
  "keys": [
    {
      object(Key)
    }
  ],
}
Fields
keys[]

object(Key)

The keys specified in the request (in the same order), each with its key path completed with a newly allocated ID.

Authorization

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:

  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/datastore
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/cloud-platform

For more information, see the Auth Guide.

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