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Method: projects.locations.sources.migratingVms.cutoverJobs.create

Initiates a Cutover of a specific migrating VM. The returned LRO is completed when the cutover job resource is created and the job is initiated.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. The Cutover's parent.

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

  • vmmigration.cutoverJobs.create

Query parameters



Required. The cutover job identifier.



A request ID to identify requests. Specify a unique request ID so that if you must retry your request, the server will know to ignore the request if it has already been completed. The server will guarantee that for at least 60 minutes since the first request.

For example, consider a situation where you make an initial request and the request times out. If you make the request again with the same request ID, the server can check if original operation with the same request ID was received, and if so, will ignore the second request. This prevents clients from accidentally creating duplicate commitments.

The request ID must be a valid UUID with the exception that zero UUID is not supported (00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000).

Request body

The request body contains an instance of CutoverJob.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains a newly created instance of Operation.

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.