Get an object's ACL

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View the access control list (ACL) for an object in a Cloud Storage bucket.

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Code sample

C#

For more information, see the Cloud Storage C# API reference documentation.


using Google.Apis.Storage.v1.Data;
using Google.Cloud.Storage.V1;
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;

public class PrintFileAclSample
{
    public IEnumerable<ObjectAccessControl> PrintObjectAcl(
        string bucketName = "your-unique-bucket-name",
        string objectName = "your-object-name")
    {
        var storage = StorageClient.Create();
        var storageObject = storage.GetObject(bucketName, objectName, new GetObjectOptions
        {
            Projection = Projection.Full
        });

        foreach (var acl in storageObject.Acl)
        {
            Console.WriteLine($"{acl.Role}:{acl.Entity}");
        }

        return storageObject.Acl;
    }
}

C++

For more information, see the Cloud Storage C++ API reference documentation.

namespace gcs = ::google::cloud::storage;
using ::google::cloud::StatusOr;
[](gcs::Client client, std::string const& bucket_name,
   std::string const& object_name) {
  StatusOr<std::vector<gcs::ObjectAccessControl>> items =
      client.ListObjectAcl(bucket_name, object_name);

  if (!items) throw std::runtime_error(items.status().message());
  std::cout << "ACLs for object=" << object_name << " in bucket "
            << bucket_name << "\n";
  for (gcs::ObjectAccessControl const& acl : *items) {
    std::cout << acl.role() << ":" << acl.entity() << "\n";
  }
}

Go

For more information, see the Cloud Storage Go API reference documentation.

import (
	"context"
	"fmt"
	"io"

	"cloud.google.com/go/storage"
)

// printFileACL lists ACL of the specified object.
func printFileACL(w io.Writer, bucket, object string) error {
	// bucket := "bucket-name"
	// object := "object-name"
	ctx := context.Background()
	client, err := storage.NewClient(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("storage.NewClient: %v", err)
	}
	defer client.Close()

	rules, err := client.Bucket(bucket).Object(object).ACL().List(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("ACLHandle.List: %v", err)
	}
	for _, rule := range rules {
		fmt.Fprintf(w, "ACL rule: %v\n", rule)
	}
	return nil
}

Java

For more information, see the Cloud Storage Java API reference documentation.


import com.google.cloud.storage.Acl;
import com.google.cloud.storage.Blob;
import com.google.cloud.storage.BlobId;
import com.google.cloud.storage.Storage;
import com.google.cloud.storage.StorageOptions;
import java.util.List;

public class PrintFileAcl {

  public static void printFileAcl(String bucketName, String blobName) {

    // The ID to give your GCS bucket
    // String bucketName = "your-unique-bucket-name";

    // The name of the blob/file that you wish to view Acls of
    // String blobName = "your-blob-name";

    Storage storage = StorageOptions.newBuilder().build().getService();
    Blob blob = storage.get(BlobId.of(bucketName, blobName));
    List<Acl> blobAcls = blob.getAcl();

    for (Acl acl : blobAcls) {

      // This will give you the role.
      // See https://cloud.google.com/storage/docs/access-control/lists#permissions
      String role = acl.getRole().name();

      // This will give you the Entity type (i.e. User, Group, Project etc.)
      // See https://cloud.google.com/storage/docs/access-control/lists#scopes
      String entityType = acl.getEntity().getType().name();

      System.out.printf("%s: %s %n", role, entityType);
    }
  }
}

Node.js

For more information, see the Cloud Storage Node.js API reference documentation.

/**
 * TODO(developer): Uncomment the following lines before running the sample.
 */
// The ID of your GCS bucket
// const bucketName = 'your-unique-bucket-name';

// The ID of your GCS file
// const fileName = 'your-file-name';

// Imports the Google Cloud client library
const {Storage} = require('@google-cloud/storage');

// Creates a client
const storage = new Storage();

async function printFileAcl() {
  // Gets the ACL for the file
  const [acls] = await storage.bucket(bucketName).file(fileName).acl.get();

  acls.forEach(acl => {
    console.log(`${acl.role}: ${acl.entity}`);
  });
}

printFileAcl().catch(console.error);

PHP

For more information, see the Cloud Storage PHP API reference documentation.

use Google\Cloud\Storage\StorageClient;

/**
 * Print all entities and roles for an object's ACL.
 *
 * @param string $bucketName The name of your Cloud Storage bucket.
 * @param string $objectName The name of your Cloud Storage object.
 */
function get_object_acl($bucketName, $objectName)
{
    // $bucketName = 'my-bucket';
    // $objectName = 'my-object';

    $storage = new StorageClient();
    $bucket = $storage->bucket($bucketName);
    $object = $bucket->object($objectName);
    $acl = $object->acl();
    foreach ($acl->get() as $item) {
        printf('%s: %s' . PHP_EOL, $item['entity'], $item['role']);
    }
}

Python

For more information, see the Cloud Storage Python API reference documentation.

from google.cloud import storage


def print_blob_acl(bucket_name, blob_name):
    """Prints out a blob's access control list."""

    storage_client = storage.Client()
    bucket = storage_client.bucket(bucket_name)
    blob = bucket.blob(blob_name)

    for entry in blob.acl:
        print(f"{entry['role']}: {entry['entity']}")

Ruby

For more information, see the Cloud Storage Ruby API reference documentation.

# The ID of your GCS bucket
# bucket_name = "your-unique-bucket-name"
# file_name   = "Name of a file in the Storage bucket"
# email       = "Google Cloud Storage ACL Entity email"

require "google/cloud/storage"

storage = Google::Cloud::Storage.new
bucket  = storage.bucket bucket_name
file    = bucket.file file_name

puts "ACL for #{file_name} in #{bucket_name}:"

file.acl.owners.each do |owner|
  puts "OWNER #{owner}"
end

file.acl.readers.each do |reader|
  puts "READER #{reader}"
end

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