Remove owner access to an object

Remove owner access to an object in a Cloud Storage bucket.

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C#

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


using Google.Cloud.Storage.V1;
using System;
using System.Linq;

public class RemoveFileOwnerSample
{
    public void RemoveFileOwner(
        string bucketName = "your-unique-bucket-name",
        string objectName = "your-object-name",
        string userEmail = "dev@iam.gserviceaccount.com")
    {
        var storage = StorageClient.Create();
        var storageObject = storage.GetObject(bucketName, objectName, new GetObjectOptions { Projection = Projection.Full });
        if (storageObject.Acl == null)
        {
            Console.WriteLine("No owner to remove");
        }
        else
        {
            storageObject.Acl = storageObject.Acl.Where((acl) => !(acl.Entity == $"user-{userEmail}" && acl.Role == "OWNER")).ToList();
            var updatedObject = storage.UpdateObject(storageObject);
            Console.WriteLine($"Removed user {userEmail} from file {objectName}.");
        }
    }
}

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, std::string const& entity) {
  StatusOr<gcs::ObjectMetadata> original_metadata = client.GetObjectMetadata(
      bucket_name, object_name, gcs::Projection::Full());

  if (!original_metadata) {
    throw std::runtime_error(original_metadata.status().message());
  }

  std::vector<gcs::ObjectAccessControl> original_acl =
      original_metadata->acl();
  auto it = std::find_if(original_acl.begin(), original_acl.end(),
                         [entity](gcs::ObjectAccessControl const& entry) {
                           return entry.entity() == entity &&
                                  entry.role() ==
                                      gcs::ObjectAccessControl::ROLE_OWNER();
                         });

  if (it == original_acl.end()) {
    std::cout << "Could not find entity " << entity << " for file "
              << object_name << " with role OWNER in bucket " << bucket_name
              << "\n";
    return;
  }

  gcs::ObjectAccessControl owner = *it;
  google::cloud::Status status =
      client.DeleteObjectAcl(bucket_name, object_name, owner.entity());

  if (!status.ok()) throw std::runtime_error(status.message());
  std::cout << "Deleted ACL entry for " << owner.entity() << " for file "
            << object_name << " in bucket " << bucket_name << "\n";
}

Go

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

import (
	"context"
	"fmt"

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

// removeFileOwner removes default ACL from the given object.
func removeFileOwner(bucket, object string, entity storage.ACLEntity) error {
	// bucket := "bucket-name"
	// object := "object-name"
	// entity := storage.AllUsers
	ctx := context.Background()
	client, err := storage.NewClient(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("storage.NewClient: %v", err)
	}
	defer client.Close()

	acl := client.Bucket(bucket).Object(object).ACL()
	if err := acl.Delete(ctx, entity); err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("ACLHandle.Delete: %v", err)
	}
	return nil
}

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';

// The email address of the user to remove
// const userEmail = 'user-email-to-remove';

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

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

async function removeFileOwner() {
  // Removes the user from the access control list of the file. You can use
  // deleteAllUsers(), deleteDomain(), deleteProject(), deleteGroup(), and
  // deleteAllAuthenticatedUsers() to remove access for different types of entities.
  await storage
    .bucket(bucketName)
    .file(fileName)
    .acl.owners.deleteUser(userEmail);

  console.log(`Removed user ${userEmail} from file ${fileName}.`);
}

removeFileOwner().catch(console.error);

PHP

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

use Google\Cloud\Storage\StorageClient;

/**
 * Delete an entity from an object's ACL.
 *
 * @param string $bucketName The name of your Cloud Storage bucket.
 * @param string $objectName The name of your Cloud Storage object.
 * @param string $entity The entity for which to update access controls.
 */
function delete_object_acl($bucketName, $objectName, $entity)
{
    // $bucketName = 'my-bucket';
    // $objectName = 'my-object';
    // $entity = 'user-example@domain.com';

    $storage = new StorageClient();
    $bucket = $storage->bucket($bucketName);
    $object = $bucket->object($objectName);
    $acl = $object->acl();
    $acl->delete($entity);
    printf('Deleted %s from gs://%s/%s ACL' . PHP_EOL, $entity, $bucketName, $objectName);
}

Python

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

from google.cloud import storage


def remove_blob_owner(bucket_name, blob_name, user_email):
    """Removes a user from the access control list of the given blob in the
    given bucket."""
    # bucket_name = "your-bucket-name"
    # blob_name = "your-object-name"
    # user_email = "name@example.com"

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

    # You can also use `group`, `domain`, `all_authenticated` and `all` to
    # remove access for different types of entities.
    blob.acl.user(user_email).revoke_read()
    blob.acl.user(user_email).revoke_write()
    blob.acl.user(user_email).revoke_owner()
    blob.acl.save()

    print(
        "Removed user {} from blob {} in bucket {}.".format(
            user_email, blob_name, bucket_name
        )
    )

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