Method: googleServiceAccounts.get

Returns the Google service account that is used by Storage Transfer Service to access buckets in the project where transfers run or in other projects. Each Google service account is associated with one Google Cloud project. Users should add this service account to the Google Cloud Storage bucket ACLs to grant access to Storage Transfer Service. This service account is created and owned by Storage Transfer Service and can only be used by Storage Transfer Service.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. The ID of the Google Cloud project that the Google service account is associated with.

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

  • storagetransfer.projects.getServiceAccount

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

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

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.