Method: folders.policies.getEffectivePolicy

Gets the effective policy on a resource. This is the result of merging policies in the resource hierarchy and evaluating conditions. The returned policy will not have an etag or condition set because it is an evaluated policy across multiple resources. Subtrees of Resource Manager resource hierarchy with 'under:' prefix will not be expanded.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. The effective policy to compute. See Policy for naming requirements.

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

  • orgpolicy.policies.get

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

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

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.