Rename a service account

Demonstrates renaming a service account.

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Code sample

C#

To learn how to install and use the client library for IAM, see IAM client libraries. For more information, see the IAM C# API reference documentation.


using System;
using Google.Apis.Auth.OAuth2;
using Google.Apis.Iam.v1;
using Google.Apis.Iam.v1.Data;

public partial class ServiceAccounts
{
    public static ServiceAccount RenameServiceAccount(string email,
        string newDisplayName)
    {
        var credential = GoogleCredential.GetApplicationDefault()
            .CreateScoped(IamService.Scope.CloudPlatform);
        var service = new IamService(new IamService.Initializer
        {
            HttpClientInitializer = credential
        });

        // First, get a ServiceAccount using List() or Get().
        string resource = "projects/-/serviceAccounts/" + email;
        var serviceAccount = service.Projects.ServiceAccounts.Get(resource)
            .Execute();
        // Then you can update the display name.
        serviceAccount.DisplayName = newDisplayName;
        serviceAccount = service.Projects.ServiceAccounts.Update(
            serviceAccount, resource).Execute();
        Console.WriteLine($"Updated display name for {serviceAccount.Email} " +
            "to: " + serviceAccount.DisplayName);
        return serviceAccount;
    }
}

C++

To learn how to install and use the client library for IAM, see IAM client libraries. For more information, see the IAM C++ API reference documentation.

namespace iam = ::google::cloud::iam;
[](std::string const& name, std::string const& display_name) {
  iam::IAMClient client(iam::MakeIAMConnection());
  google::iam::admin::v1::PatchServiceAccountRequest request;
  google::iam::admin::v1::ServiceAccount service_account;
  service_account.set_name(name);
  service_account.set_display_name(display_name);
  google::protobuf::FieldMask update_mask;
  *update_mask.add_paths() = "display_name";
  *request.mutable_service_account() = service_account;
  *request.mutable_update_mask() = update_mask;
  auto response = client.PatchServiceAccount(request);
  if (!response) throw std::runtime_error(response.status().message());
  std::cout << "ServiceAccount successfully updated: "
            << response->DebugString() << "\n";
}

Go

To learn how to install and use the client library for IAM, see IAM client libraries. For more information, see the IAM Go API reference documentation.

import (
	"context"
	"fmt"
	"io"

	iam "google.golang.org/api/iam/v1"
)

// renameServiceAccount renames a service account.
func renameServiceAccount(w io.Writer, email, newDisplayName string) (*iam.ServiceAccount, error) {
	ctx := context.Background()
	service, err := iam.NewService(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		return nil, fmt.Errorf("iam.NewService: %v", err)
	}

	// First, get a ServiceAccount using List() or Get().
	resource := "projects/-/serviceAccounts/" + email
	serviceAccount, err := service.Projects.ServiceAccounts.Get(resource).Do()
	if err != nil {
		return nil, fmt.Errorf("Projects.ServiceAccounts.Get: %v", err)
	}
	// Then you can update the display name.
	serviceAccount.DisplayName = newDisplayName
	serviceAccount, err = service.Projects.ServiceAccounts.Update(resource, serviceAccount).Do()
	if err != nil {
		return nil, fmt.Errorf("Projects.ServiceAccounts.Update: %v", err)
	}

	fmt.Fprintf(w, "Updated service account: %v", serviceAccount.Email)
	return serviceAccount, nil
}

Java

To learn how to install and use the client library for IAM, see IAM client libraries. For more information, see the IAM Java API reference documentation.

import com.google.api.client.googleapis.javanet.GoogleNetHttpTransport;
import com.google.api.client.json.jackson2.JacksonFactory;
import com.google.api.services.iam.v1.Iam;
import com.google.api.services.iam.v1.IamScopes;
import com.google.api.services.iam.v1.model.ServiceAccount;
import com.google.auth.http.HttpCredentialsAdapter;
import com.google.auth.oauth2.GoogleCredentials;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.security.GeneralSecurityException;
import java.util.Collections;

public class RenameServiceAccount {

  // Changes a service account's display name.
  public static void renameServiceAccount(String projectId, String serviceAccountName) {
    // String projectId = "my-project-id";
    // String serviceAccountName = "my-service-account-name";

    Iam service = null;
    try {
      service = initService();
    } catch (IOException | GeneralSecurityException e) {
      System.out.println("Unable to initialize service: \n" + e.toString());
      return;
    }

    String serviceAccountEmail = serviceAccountName + "@" + projectId + ".iam.gserviceaccount.com";
    try {
      // First, get a service account using List() or Get()
      ServiceAccount serviceAccount =
          service
              .projects()
              .serviceAccounts()
              .get("projects/-/serviceAccounts/" + serviceAccountEmail)
              .execute();

      // Then you can update the display name
      serviceAccount.setDisplayName("your-new-display-name");
      serviceAccount =
          service
              .projects()
              .serviceAccounts()
              .update(serviceAccount.getName(), serviceAccount)
              .execute();

      System.out.println(
          "Updated display name for "
              + serviceAccount.getName()
              + " to: "
              + serviceAccount.getDisplayName());
    } catch (IOException e) {
      System.out.println("Unable to rename service account: \n" + e.toString());
    }
  }

  private static Iam initService() throws GeneralSecurityException, IOException {
    // Use the Application Default Credentials strategy for authentication. For more info, see:
    // https://cloud.google.com/docs/authentication/production#finding_credentials_automatically
    GoogleCredentials credential =
        GoogleCredentials.getApplicationDefault()
            .createScoped(Collections.singleton(IamScopes.CLOUD_PLATFORM));
    // Initialize the IAM service, which can be used to send requests to the IAM API.
    Iam service =
        new Iam.Builder(
                GoogleNetHttpTransport.newTrustedTransport(),
                JacksonFactory.getDefaultInstance(),
                new HttpCredentialsAdapter(credential))
            .setApplicationName("service-accounts")
            .build();
    return service;
  }
}

Python

To learn how to install and use the client library for IAM, see IAM client libraries. For more information, see the IAM Python API reference documentation.

import os

from google.oauth2 import service_account
import googleapiclient.discovery

def rename_service_account(email, new_display_name):
    """Changes a service account's display name."""

    # First, get a service account using List() or Get()
    credentials = service_account.Credentials.from_service_account_file(
        filename=os.environ['GOOGLE_APPLICATION_CREDENTIALS'],
        scopes=['https://www.googleapis.com/auth/cloud-platform'])

    service = googleapiclient.discovery.build(
        'iam', 'v1', credentials=credentials)

    resource = 'projects/-/serviceAccounts/' + email

    my_service_account = service.projects().serviceAccounts().get(
        name=resource).execute()

    # Then you can update the display name
    my_service_account['displayName'] = new_display_name
    my_service_account = service.projects().serviceAccounts().update(
        name=resource, body=my_service_account).execute()

    print('Updated display name for {} to: {}'.format(
        my_service_account['email'], my_service_account['displayName']))
    return my_service_account

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