Method: projects.secrets.versions.destroy

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Destroys a SecretVersion.

Sets the state of the SecretVersion to DESTROYED and irrevocably destroys the secret data.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. The resource name of the SecretVersion to destroy in the format projects/*/secrets/*/versions/*.

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

  • secretmanager.versions.destroy

Request body

The request body contains data with the following structure:

JSON representation
  "etag": string


Optional. Etag of the SecretVersion. The request succeeds if it matches the etag of the currently stored secret version object. If the etag is omitted, the request succeeds.

Response body

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

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.