Update a source

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Demonstrates how to update a source

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import (

	securitycenter "cloud.google.com/go/securitycenter/apiv1"

// updateSource changes a sources display name to "New Display Name" for a
// specific source. sourceName is the full resource name of the source to be
// updated.
func updateSource(w io.Writer, sourceName string) error {
	// sourceName := "organizations/111122222444/sources/1234"
	// Instantiate a context and a security service client to make API calls.
	ctx := context.Background()
	client, err := securitycenter.NewClient(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("securitycenter.NewClient: %v", err)
	defer client.Close() // Closing the client safely cleans up background resources.

	req := &securitycenterpb.UpdateSourceRequest{
		Source: &securitycenterpb.Source{
			Name:        sourceName,
			DisplayName: "New Display Name",
		// Only update the display name field (if not set all mutable
		// fields of the source will be updated.
		UpdateMask: &field_mask.FieldMask{
			Paths: []string{"display_name"},
	source, err := client.UpdateSource(ctx, req)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("UpdateSource: %v", err)
	fmt.Fprintf(w, "Source Name: %s, ", source.Name)
	fmt.Fprintf(w, "Display name: %s, ", source.DisplayName)
	fmt.Fprintf(w, "Description: %s\n", source.Description)

	return nil


static Source updateSource(SourceName sourceName) {
  try (SecurityCenterClient client = SecurityCenterClient.create()) {
    // Start setting up a request to update a source.
    // SourceName sourceName = SourceName.of(/*organization=*/"123234324",/*source=*/
    // "423432321");
    Source source =
            .setDisplayName("Updated Display Name")
    FieldMask updateMask = FieldMask.newBuilder().addPaths("display_name").build();

    UpdateSourceRequest.Builder request =

    // Call the API.
    Source response = client.updateSource(request.build());

    System.out.println("Updated Source: " + response);
    return response;
  } catch (IOException e) {
    throw new RuntimeException("Couldn't create client.", e);


// Imports the Google Cloud client library.
const {SecurityCenterClient} = require('@google-cloud/security-center');

// Creates a new client.
const client = new SecurityCenterClient();
// sourceName is the full resource path to the update target.
 * TODO(developer): Uncomment the following lines
// const sourceName = "organizations/111122222444/sources/1234";
async function updateSource() {
  const [source] = await client.updateSource({
    source: {
      name: sourceName,
      displayName: 'New Display Name',
    // Only update the display name field (if not set all mutable
    // fields of the source will be updated.
    updateMask: {paths: ['display_name']},
  console.log('Updated source: %j', source);



from google.cloud import securitycenter
from google.protobuf import field_mask_pb2

client = securitycenter.SecurityCenterClient()

# Field mask to only update the display name.
field_mask = field_mask_pb2.FieldMask(paths=["display_name"])

# source_name is the resource path for a source that has been
# created previously (you can use list_sources to find a specific one).
# Its format is:
# source_name = "organizations/{organization_id}/sources/{source_id}"
# e.g.:
# source_name = "organizations/111122222444/sources/1234"
updated = client.update_source(
        "source": {"name": source_name, "display_name": "Updated Display Name"},
        "update_mask": field_mask,
print("Updated Source: {}".format(updated))

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