REST Resource: users.environments

Resource: Environment

A Cloud Shell environment, which is defined as the combination of a Docker image specifying what is installed on the environment and a home directory containing the user's data that will remain across sessions. Each user has at least an environment with the ID "default".

JSON representation
{
  "name": string,
  "id": string,
  "dockerImage": string,
  "state": enum (State),
  "webHost": string,
  "sshUsername": string,
  "sshHost": string,
  "sshPort": integer,
  "publicKeys": [
    string
  ]
}
Fields
name

string

Immutable. Full name of this resource, in the format users/{owner_email}/environments/{environmentId}. {owner_email} is the email address of the user to whom this environment belongs, and {environmentId} is the identifier of this environment. For example, users/someone@example.com/environments/default.

id

string

Output only. The environment's identifier, unique among the user's environments.

dockerImage

string

Required. Immutable. Full path to the Docker image used to run this environment, e.g. "gcr.io/dev-con/cloud-devshell:latest".

state

enum (State)

Output only. Current execution state of this environment.

webHost

string

Output only. Host to which clients can connect to initiate HTTPS or WSS connections with the environment.

sshUsername

string

Output only. Username that clients should use when initiating SSH sessions with the environment.

sshHost

string

Output only. Host to which clients can connect to initiate SSH sessions with the environment.

sshPort

integer

Output only. Port to which clients can connect to initiate SSH sessions with the environment.

publicKeys[]

string

Output only. Public keys associated with the environment. Clients can connect to this environment via SSH only if they possess a private key corresponding to at least one of these public keys. Keys can be added to or removed from the environment using the environments.addPublicKey and environments.removePublicKey methods.

Methods

addPublicKey

Adds a public SSH key to an environment, allowing clients with the corresponding private key to connect to that environment via SSH.

authorize

Sends OAuth credentials to a running environment on behalf of a user.

get

Gets an environment.

removePublicKey

Removes a public SSH key from an environment.

start

Starts an existing environment, allowing clients to connect to it.