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To learn how to install and use the client library for Cloud DLP, see Cloud DLP client libraries.

using Google.Api.Gax.ResourceNames;
using Google.Cloud.Dlp.V2;
using System;
using Google.Api.Gax;

public class InspectTemplateList
    public static PagedEnumerable<ListInspectTemplatesResponse, InspectTemplate> List(string projectId)
        var client = DlpServiceClient.Create();

        var response = client.ListInspectTemplates(
            new ListInspectTemplatesRequest
                Parent = new LocationName(projectId, "global").ToString(),

        // Uncomment to list templates

        return response;

    public static void PrintTemplates(PagedEnumerable<ListInspectTemplatesResponse, InspectTemplate> response)
        foreach (var template in response)
            Console.WriteLine($"Template {template.Name}:");
            Console.WriteLine($"\tDisplay Name: {template.DisplayName}");
            Console.WriteLine($"\tDescription: {template.Description}");
            Console.WriteLine($"\tCreated: {template.CreateTime}");
            Console.WriteLine($"\tUpdated: {template.UpdateTime}");
            Console.WriteLine($"\tMin Likelihood: {template.InspectConfig?.MinLikelihood}");
            Console.WriteLine($"\tInclude quotes: {template.InspectConfig?.IncludeQuote}");
            Console.WriteLine($"\tMax findings per request: {template.InspectConfig?.Limits.MaxFindingsPerRequest}");


To learn how to install and use the client library for Cloud DLP, see Cloud DLP client libraries.

import (

	dlp ""

// listInspectTemplates lists the inspect templates in the project.
func listInspectTemplates(w io.Writer, projectID string) error {
	// projectID := "my-project-id"

	ctx := context.Background()

	client, err := dlp.NewClient(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("dlp.NewClient: %v", err)
	defer client.Close()

	// Create a configured request.
	req := &dlppb.ListInspectTemplatesRequest{
		Parent: fmt.Sprintf("projects/%s/locations/global", projectID),

	// Send the request and iterate over the results.
	it := client.ListInspectTemplates(ctx, req)
	for {
		t, err := it.Next()
		if err == iterator.Done {
		if err != nil {
			return fmt.Errorf("Next: %v", err)
		fmt.Fprintf(w, "Inspect template %v\n", t.GetName())
		c, err := ptypes.Timestamp(t.GetCreateTime())
		if err != nil {
			return fmt.Errorf("CreateTime Timestamp: %v", err)
		fmt.Fprintf(w, "  Created: %v\n", c.Format(time.RFC1123))
		u, err := ptypes.Timestamp(t.GetUpdateTime())
		if err != nil {
			return fmt.Errorf("UpdateTime Timestamp: %v", err)
		fmt.Fprintf(w, "  Updated: %v\n", u.Format(time.RFC1123))
		fmt.Fprintf(w, "  Display Name: %q\n", t.GetDisplayName())
		fmt.Fprintf(w, "  Description: %q\n", t.GetDescription())

	return nil


To learn how to install and use the client library for Cloud DLP, see Cloud DLP client libraries.


class TemplatesList {

  public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
    // TODO(developer): Replace these variables before running the sample.
    String projectId = "your-project-id";

  // Lists all templates associated with a given project
  public static void listInspectTemplates(String projectId) 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 (DlpServiceClient dlpServiceClient = DlpServiceClient.create()) {

      // Create the request to be sent by the client
      ListInspectTemplatesRequest request =
              .setParent(LocationName.of(projectId, "global").toString())

      // Send the request
      ListInspectTemplatesPagedResponse response = dlpServiceClient.listInspectTemplates(request);

      // Parse through and process the response
      System.out.println("Templates found:");
      for (InspectTemplate template : response.getPage().getResponse().getInspectTemplatesList()) {
        System.out.printf("Template name: %s\n", template.getName());
        if (template.getDisplayName() != null) {
          System.out.printf("\tDisplay name: %s \n", template.getDisplayName());
          System.out.printf("\tCreate time: %s \n", template.getCreateTime());
          System.out.printf("\tUpdate time: %s \n", template.getUpdateTime());

          // print inspection config
          InspectConfig inspectConfig = template.getInspectConfig();
          for (InfoType infoType : inspectConfig.getInfoTypesList()) {
            System.out.printf("\tInfoType: %s\n", infoType.getName());
          System.out.printf("\tMin likelihood: %s\n", inspectConfig.getMinLikelihood());
          System.out.printf("\tLimits: %s\n", inspectConfig.getLimits().getMaxFindingsPerRequest());


To learn how to install and use the client library for Cloud DLP, see Cloud DLP client libraries.

// Imports the Google Cloud Data Loss Prevention library
const DLP = require('@google-cloud/dlp');

// Instantiates a client
const dlp = new DLP.DlpServiceClient();

// The project ID to run the API call under
// const projectId = 'my-project';

// Helper function to pretty-print dates
const formatDate = date => {
  const msSinceEpoch = parseInt(date.seconds, 10) * 1000;
  return new Date(msSinceEpoch).toLocaleString('en-US');

async function listInspectTemplates() {
  // Construct template-listing request
  const request = {
    parent: `projects/${projectId}/locations/global`,

  // Run template-deletion request
  const [templates] = await dlp.listInspectTemplates(request);

  templates.forEach(template => {
    console.log(`Template ${}`);
    if (template.displayName) {
      console.log(`  Display name: ${template.displayName}`);

    console.log(`  Created: ${formatDate(template.createTime)}`);
    console.log(`  Updated: ${formatDate(template.updateTime)}`);

    const inspectConfig = template.inspectConfig;
    const infoTypes = =>;
    console.log('  InfoTypes:', infoTypes.join(' '));
    console.log('  Minimum likelihood:', inspectConfig.minLikelihood);
    console.log('  Include quotes:', inspectConfig.includeQuote);

    const limits = inspectConfig.limits;
    console.log('  Max findings per request:', limits.maxFindingsPerRequest);



To learn how to install and use the client library for Cloud DLP, see Cloud DLP client libraries.

use Google\Cloud\Dlp\V2\DlpServiceClient;

 * List DLP inspection configuration templates.
 * @param string $callingProjectId  The project ID to run the API call under
function list_inspect_templates(string $callingProjectId): void
    // Instantiate a client.
    $dlp = new DlpServiceClient();

    $parent = "projects/$callingProjectId/locations/global";

    // Run request
    $response = $dlp->listInspectTemplates($parent);

    // Print results
    $templates = $response->iterateAllElements();

    foreach ($templates as $template) {
        printf('Template %s' . PHP_EOL, $template->getName());
        printf('  Created: %s' . PHP_EOL, $template->getCreateTime()->getSeconds());
        printf('  Updated: %s' . PHP_EOL, $template->getUpdateTime()->getSeconds());
        printf('  Display Name: %s' . PHP_EOL, $template->getDisplayName());
        printf('  Description: %s' . PHP_EOL, $template->getDescription());

        $inspectConfig = $template->getInspectConfig();
        if ($inspectConfig === null) {
            print('  No inspect config.' . PHP_EOL);
        } else {
            printf('  Minimum likelihood: %s' . PHP_EOL, $inspectConfig->getMinLikelihood());
            printf('  Include quotes: %s' . PHP_EOL, $inspectConfig->getIncludeQuote());
            $limits = $inspectConfig->getLimits();
            printf('  Max findings per request: %s' . PHP_EOL, $limits->getMaxFindingsPerRequest());

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