Python Client for Service Control

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Service Control: Service Infrastructure is a foundational platform for creating, managing, securing, and consuming APIs and services across organizations. It is used by Google APIs, Cloud APIs, Cloud Endpoints, and API Gateway. Service Infrastructure provides a wide range of features to service consumers and service producers, including authentication, authorization, auditing, rate limiting, analytics, billing, logging, and monitoring.

Quick Start

In order to use this library, you first need to go through the following steps:

  1. Select or create a Cloud Platform project.

  2. Enable billing for your project.

  3. Enable the Service Control API.

  4. Setup Authentication.


Install this library in a virtualenv using pip. virtualenv is a tool to create isolated Python environments. The basic problem it addresses is one of dependencies and versions, and indirectly permissions.

With virtualenv, it’s possible to install this library without needing system install permissions, and without clashing with the installed system dependencies.


pip install virtualenv
virtualenv <your-env>
source <your-env>/bin/activate
<your-env>/bin/pip install google-cloud-service-control


pip install virtualenv
virtualenv <your-env>
<your-env>\Scripts\pip.exe install google-cloud-service-control

Next Steps