Google BigQuery Data Transfer Config

This page shows how to write Terraform for BigQuery Data Transfer Config and write them securely.

google_bigquery_data_transfer_config (Terraform)

The Config in BigQuery Data Transfer can be configured in Terraform with the resource name google_bigquery_data_transfer_config. The following sections describe 1 example of how to use the resource and its parameters.

Example Usage from GitHub
resource "google_bigquery_data_transfer_config" "this" {
  data_refresh_window_days  = var.data_refresh_window_days
  data_source_id            = var.data_source_id
  destination_dataset_id    = var.destination_dataset_id
  disabled                  = var.disabled
  display_name              = var.display_name


  • data_refresh_window_days optional - number
    • The number of days to look back to automatically refresh the data. For example, if dataRefreshWindowDays = 10, then every day BigQuery reingests data for [today-10, today-1], rather than ingesting data for just [today-1]. Only valid if the data source supports the feature. Set the value to 0 to use the default value.

  • data_source_id required - string
    • The data source id. Cannot be changed once the transfer config is created.

  • destination_dataset_id required - string
    • The BigQuery target dataset id.

  • disabled optional - bool
    • When set to true, no runs are scheduled for a given transfer.

  • display_name required - string
    • The user specified display name for the transfer config.

  • id optionalcomputed - string
  • location optional - string
    • The geographic location where the transfer config should reside. Examples: US, EU, asia-northeast1. The default value is US.

  • name requiredcomputed - string
    • The resource name of the transfer config. Transfer config names have the form projects/{projectId}/locations/{location}/transferConfigs/{configId}. Where configId is usually a uuid, but this is not required. The name is ignored when creating a transfer config.

  • notification_pubsub_topic optional - string
    • Pub/Sub topic where notifications will be sent after transfer runs associated with this transfer config finish.

  • params required - map / string
    • These parameters are specific to each data source.

  • project optionalcomputed - string
  • schedule optional - string
    • Data transfer schedule. If the data source does not support a custom schedule, this should be empty. If it is empty, the default value for the data source will be used. The specified times are in UTC. Examples of valid format: 1st,3rd monday of month 15:30, every wed,fri of jan, jun 13:15, and first sunday of quarter 00:00. See more explanation about the format here: NOTE: the granularity should be at least 8 hours, or less frequent.

  • service_account_name optional - string
    • Optional service account name. If this field is set, transfer config will be created with this service account credentials. It requires that requesting user calling this API has permissions to act as this service account.

Explanation in Terraform Registry

Represents a data transfer configuration. A transfer configuration contains all metadata needed to perform a data transfer. To get more information about Config, see:

Frequently asked questions

What is Google BigQuery Data Transfer Config?

Google BigQuery Data Transfer Config is a resource for BigQuery Data Transfer of Google Cloud Platform. Settings can be wrote in Terraform.

Where can I find the example code for the Google BigQuery Data Transfer Config?

For Terraform, the niveklabs/google source code example is useful. See the Terraform Example section for further details.


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