List features

You can retrieve a list of the features added to a specific feature group in your Google Cloud project. Each feature corresponds to feature values contained in a specific column in the BigQuery source table or view associated with the feature group.

Before you begin

Authenticate to Vertex AI, unless you've done so already.

Select the tab for how you plan to use the samples on this page:


When you use the Google Cloud console to access Google Cloud services and APIs, you don't need to set up authentication.


To use the REST API samples on this page in a local development environment, you use the credentials you provide to the gcloud CLI.

    Install the Google Cloud CLI, then initialize it by running the following command:

    gcloud init

For more information, see Authenticate for using REST in the Google Cloud authentication documentation.

List features in a feature group

Use the following samples to retrieve the list of features within a feature group.


Use the following instructions to view the list of features within a feature group using the Google Cloud console.

  1. In the Vertex AI section of the Google Cloud console, go to the Feature Store page.

    Go to the Feature Store page

  2. In the Feature groups section, click the expand icon next to the feature group name to view all the features within it.


To retrieve a list of all the Feature resources within a specific feature group in your project, send a GET request by using the features.list method.

Before using any of the request data, make the following replacements:

  • LOCATION_ID: Region where the featuregroup is located, such as us-central1.
  • PROJECT_ID: Your project ID.
  • FEATURE_GROUP_NAME: The name of the feature group for which you want to view the list of features.

HTTP method and URL:


To send your request, choose one of these options:


Execute the following command:

curl -X GET \
-H "Authorization: Bearer $(gcloud auth print-access-token)" \


Execute the following command:

$cred = gcloud auth print-access-token
$headers = @{ "Authorization" = "Bearer $cred" }

Invoke-WebRequest `
-Method GET `
-Headers $headers `
-Uri "" | Select-Object -Expand Content

You should receive a JSON response similar to the following:

  "features": [
      "name": "projects/PROJECT_NUMBER/locations/LOCATION_ID/featureGroups/FEATURE_GROUP_NAME/features/FEATURE_NAME_1",
      "createTime": "2023-09-06T23:16:00.429055Z",
      "updateTime": "2023-09-06T23:16:00.429055Z",
      "etag": "AMEw9yP4QWrXwty9C5J9a77O3_yV5LW4DUIIagKpmoHdzctF577OtlBlOyZC7EIQUZ8_",
      "versionColumnName": "double"
      "name": "projects/PROJECT_NUMBER/locations/LOCATION_ID/featureGroups/FEATURE_GROUP_NAME/features/FEATURE_NAME_2",
      "createTime": "2023-09-07T00:59:39.330881Z",
      "updateTime": "2023-09-07T00:59:39.330881Z",
      "etag": "AMEw9yOZhegkDL44AMibnanMoDNJeVx-MHwcOqAQuihGHWFQxJMpvG3ePH3bNDS-tIRX",
      "versionColumnName": "double2"

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