Method: projects.instances.backups.get

Gets metadata on a pending or completed Backup.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. Name of the backup. Values are of the form projects/<project>/instances/<instance>/backups/<backup>.

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

  • spanner.backups.get

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

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

Authorization scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.