Folder: insert

Creates a folder within a bucket with hierarchical namespace enabled.

Required permissions

The authenticated user must have the storage.folders.create IAM permission to use this method.


HTTP request


In addition to standard query parameters, the following parameters apply to this method.

To see an example of how to include query parameters in a request, see the JSON API Overview page.


Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
bucket string The parent bucket of the folder.
Optional query parameters
recursive boolean If set to true, the method creates all the non-existing parent folders. If not set or set to false, the request fails if any parent folder doesn't exist.

Request body

In the request body, supply a folder resource with the following properties:

Property name Value Description
Required Properties
name string The name of the folder.


If successful, this method returns a Folder resource in the response body.

For information about status and error codes returned by this API, see the reference page.

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