Lists the Folders that are direct descendants of supplied parent resource. List provides a strongly consistent view of the Folders underneath the specified parent resource. List returns Folders sorted based upon the (ascending) lexical ordering of their display_name. The caller must have resourcemanager.folders.list permission on the identified parent.


You will need authorization for at least one of the following scopes to make a valid call:


If unset, the scope for this method defaults to You can set the scope for this method like this: cloudresourcemanager2 --scope <scope> folders list ...

Optional Output Flags

The method's return value a JSON encoded structure, which will be written to standard output by default.

  • -o out
    • out specifies the destination to which to write the server's result to. It will be a JSON-encoded structure. The destination may be - to indicate standard output, or a filepath that is to contain the received bytes. If unset, it defaults to standard output.

Optional Method Properties

You may set the following properties to further configure the call. Please note that -p is followed by one or more key-value-pairs, and is called like this -p k1=v1 k2=v2 even though the listing below repeats the -p for completeness.

  • -p page-size=integer

    • Optional. The maximum number of Folders to return in the response. The server can return fewer folders than requested. If unspecified, server picks an appropriate default.
  • -p page-token=string

    • Optional. A pagination token returned from a previous call to ListFolders that indicates where this listing should continue from.
  • -p parent=string

    • Required. The resource name of the Organization or Folder whose Folders are being listed. Must be of the form folders/{folder_id} or organizations/{org_id}. Access to this method is controlled by checking the resourcemanager.folders.list permission on the parent.
  • -p show-deleted=boolean

    • Optional. Controls whether Folders in the DELETE_REQUESTED state should be returned. Defaults to false.

Optional General Properties

The following properties can configure any call, and are not specific to this method.

  • -p $-xgafv=string

    • V1 error format.
  • -p access-token=string

    • OAuth access token.
  • -p alt=string

    • Data format for response.
  • -p callback=string

    • JSONP
  • -p fields=string

    • Selector specifying which fields to include in a partial response.
  • -p key=string

    • API key. Your API key identifies your project and provides you with API access, quota, and reports. Required unless you provide an OAuth 2.0 token.
  • -p oauth-token=string

    • OAuth 2.0 token for the current user.
  • -p pretty-print=boolean

    • Returns response with indentations and line breaks.
  • -p quota-user=string

    • Available to use for quota purposes for server-side applications. Can be any arbitrary string assigned to a user, but should not exceed 40 characters.
  • -p upload-type=string

    • Legacy upload protocol for media (e.g. "media", "multipart").
  • -p upload-protocol=string

    • Upload protocol for media (e.g. "raw", "multipart").