Method: services.disable

Disable a service so that it can no longer be used with a project. This prevents unintended usage that may cause unexpected billing charges or security leaks.

It is not valid to call the disable method on a service that is not currently enabled. Callers will receive a FAILED_PRECONDITION status if the target service is not currently enabled.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Name of the consumer and service to disable the service on.

The enable and disable methods currently only support projects.

An example name would be: projects/123/services/ where 123 is the project number.

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


Request body

The request body contains data with the following structure:

JSON representation
  "disableDependentServices": boolean,
  "checkIfServiceHasUsage": enum (CheckIfServiceHasUsage)


Indicates if services that are enabled and which depend on this service should also be disabled. If not set, an error will be generated if any enabled services depend on the service to be disabled. When set, the service, and any enabled services that depend on it, will be disabled together.


enum (CheckIfServiceHasUsage)

Defines the behavior for checking service usage when disabling a service.

Response body

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

Authorization Scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.


Enum to determine if service usage should be checked when disabling a service.

CHECK_IF_SERVICE_HAS_USAGE_UNSPECIFIED When unset, the default behavior is used, which is SKIP.
SKIP If set, skip checking service usage when disabling a service.
CHECK If set, service usage is checked when disabling the service. If a service, or its dependents, has usage in the last 30 days, the request returns a FAILED_PRECONDITION error.