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Administration of Google Analytics Connector

Google Analytics is a premium web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic.
Before you use Google Analytics Connector, you must complete the following prerequisite tasks:
  1. 1. Create a Google account to access Google Analytics.
  2. 2. On the Credentials page, navigate to the APIs and auth section, and Click Create service account.
  3. 3. In the Create service account dialog box, select Furnish a new private key and Enable G Suite Domain-wide Delegation.
  4. Note: You must select JSON as the Key type and save the generated key as client_secrets.json.
  5. 4. Click Create.
  6. 5. After you create the service account, you can download a JSON file that contains the client_email and private_key values. You will need to enter these details when you add a user in the Google Analytics account and also when you create a Google Analytics connection in Data Integration.
  7. The following image shows the Credentials page where you can create the service account and key:
    The image shows the Credentials page where you can create a service account and obtain a service account key.
  8. 6. On the Dashboards page of the Google API Console, https://console.developers.google.com/, enable the Analytics API. Google Analytics Connector uses the Google Analytics Core Reporting APIs to integrate with Google Analytics.
  9. 7. Create an account, property, and view in Google Analytics.
  10. 8. Verify that you have the following permissions for the Google Analytics account:
  11. 9. A View ID is generated for the view that you created. You will need to enter the View ID when you create mappings in Data Integration.