Method: projects.secrets.addVersion

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Creates a new SecretVersion containing secret data and attaches it to an existing Secret.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. The resource name of the Secret to associate with the SecretVersion in the format projects/*/secrets/*.

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

  • secretmanager.versions.add

Request body

The request body contains data with the following structure:

JSON representation
  "payload": {
    object (SecretPayload)

object (SecretPayload)

Required. The secret payload of the SecretVersion.

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.