ObjectAccessControls: patch

Updates an ACL entry on the specified object. This method supports patch semantics.

Required permissions

The authenticated user must have one of the following permissions to use this method:

  • The storage.objects.setIamPolicy IAM permission for the bucket containing the object
  • The OWNER ACL permission for the object


HTTP request

PATCH https://storage.googleapis.com/storage/v1/b/bucket/o/object/acl/entity

In addition to standard query parameters, the following query 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 Name of a bucket.
entity string The entity holding the permission. Can be user-emailAddress, group-groupId, group-emailAddress, allUsers, or allAuthenticatedUsers.
object string Name of the object. For information about how to URL encode object names to be path safe, see Encoding URI path parts.
Optional query parameters
generation long If present, selects a specific revision of this object (as opposed to the latest version, the default).

Request body

In the request body, supply the relevant portions of an ObjectAccessControls resource, according to the rules of patch semantics.


If successful, this method returns an ObjectAccessControls resource in the response body.

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