DESCRIBE GIT REPOSITORY

Describes an existing Git repository stage.

See also:

ALTER GIT REPOSITORY, CREATE GIT REPOSITORY, DROP GIT REPOSITORY, SHOW GIT BRANCHES, SHOW GIT REPOSITORIES, SHOW GIT TAGS

Syntax

{ DESC | DESCRIBE } GIT REPOSITORY <name>
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Parameters

name

Specifies the identifier for the repository stage to describe.

If the identifier contains spaces or special characters, the entire string must be enclosed in double quotes. Identifiers enclosed in double quotes are also case-sensitive.

For more information, see Identifier requirements.

Output

The command output includes properties in the following columns:

Column

Description

created_on

Date the Git repository stage was created.

name

Name of the Git repository stage.

database_name

Name of the database containing this Git repository stage.

schema_name

Name of the schema containing this Git repository stage.

origin

URL of the Git origin.

api_integration

Name of the API integration included in this Git repository stage.

git_credentials

Name of the secret object in this Git repository stage.

owner

Role used when this Git repository stage was created.

owner_role_type

Type of role that owns the object, either ROLE or DATABASE_ROLE.

comment

Comment specified when this Git repository stage was created.

Access control requirements

A role used to execute this SQL command must have the following privileges at a minimum:

Privilege

Object

Notes

OWNERSHIP

Git repository

OWNERSHIP is a special privilege on an object that is automatically granted to the role that created the object, but can also be transferred using the GRANT OWNERSHIP command to a different role by the owning role (or any role with the MANAGE GRANTS privilege).

For instructions on creating a custom role with a specified set of privileges, see Creating custom roles.

For general information about roles and privilege grants for performing SQL actions on securable objects, see Overview of Access Control.

Examples

The following example generates a description of the snowflake_extensions repository stage:

DESCRIBE GIT REPOSITORY snowflake_extensions;
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The preceding command generates output such as the following:

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| CREATED_ON                    | NAME                 | DATABASE_NAME | SCHEMA_NAME | ORIGIN                                                 | API_INTEGRATION     | GIT_CREDENTIALS           | OWNER        | OWNER_ROLE_TYPE | COMMENT |
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| 2023-06-28 08:46:10.886 -0700 | SNOWFLAKE_EXTENSIONS | MY_DB         | MAIN        | https://github.com/my-account/snowflake-extensions.git | GIT_API_INTEGRATION | MY_DB.MAIN.GIT_SECRET     | ACCOUNTADMIN | ROLE            |         |
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