VBScript Google Drive: Create a Permission for a File

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Creates a new permission for a file. (In this example the permission is created for the file with id = 1BXNQ4sMDD1WibOtcYqgQlwJa0MAa6rTQ)

Documentation: https://developers.google.com/drive/v3/reference/permissions/create

Dim fso, outFile
Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set outFile = fso.CreateTextFile("output.txt", True)

set rest = CreateObject("Chilkat_9_5_0.Rest")

'   Provide a previously obtained OAuth2 access token.
set oauth2 = CreateObject("Chilkat_9_5_0.OAuth2")
oauth2.AccessToken = "OAUTH2_ACCESS_TOKEN"
success = rest.SetAuthOAuth2(oauth2)

success = rest.Connect("www.googleapis.com",443,1,1)
If (success <> 1) Then
End If

success = rest.AddQueryParam("includeTeamDriveItems","true")
success = rest.AddQueryParam("supportsTeamDrives","true")

'  The following code creates the JSON request body.
'  The JSON created by this code is shown below.
set jsonReq = CreateObject("Chilkat_9_5_0.JsonObject")
success = jsonReq.UpdateString("role","reader")
success = jsonReq.UpdateString("type","anyone")

set sbReq = CreateObject("Chilkat_9_5_0.StringBuilder")
success = jsonReq.EmitSb(sbReq)

success = rest.AddHeader("Content-Type","application/json")

set sbJson = CreateObject("Chilkat_9_5_0.StringBuilder")
success = rest.FullRequestSb("POST","/drive/v3/files/1BXNQ4sMDD1WibOtcYqgQlwJa0MAa6rTQ/permissions",sbReq,sbJson)
If (success <> 1) Then
End If

If (rest.ResponseStatusCode <> 200) Then
    outFile.WriteLine("Received error response code: " & rest.ResponseStatusCode)
    outFile.WriteLine("Response body:")
End If

set json = CreateObject("Chilkat_9_5_0.JsonObject")
success = json.LoadSb(sbJson)

'  The following code parses the JSON response.
'  A sample JSON response is shown below the sample code.

kind = json.StringOf("kind")
id = json.StringOf("id")
type = json.StringOf("type")
role = json.StringOf("role")
allowFileDiscovery = json.BoolOf("allowFileDiscovery")

outFile.WriteLine("Example Completed.")


Sample JSON Request Body

  "role": "reader",
  "type": "anyone"

Sample JSON Response Body

  "kind": "drive#permission",
  "id": "anyoneWithLink",
  "type": "anyone",
  "role": "reader",
  "allowFileDiscovery": false