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Administration of Google Drive Connector

Before you use Google Drive Connector, you must complete the following prerequisite tasks:
  1. 1. Create a Google account to access Google Drive.
  2. 2. On the Dashboards page of the Google API Console, https://console.developers.google.com/, enable the Drive API. Google Drive Connector uses the Google APIs to integrate with Google Drive.
  3. The following image shows the Dashboard page where you can enable the APIs:
    The image shows the Dashboard page where you can enable the Google APIs.
  4. 3. On the Credentials page of the Google API console, click on Create Credentials > OAuth client ID.
  5. The following image shows the Credentials page where you can create the credentials for your project:
    The image shows the Credentials page where you can create a service account and obtain a service account key.
  6. 4. Fill the form on the OAuth consent screen.
  7. 5. Click Save.
  8. 6. Select Application type as Other.
  9. 7. Enter the Name.
  10. 8. Click Create.
  11. The Client ID and Client Secret appears on the screen. Copy the Client ID and Client secret.
  12. 9. After you create the OAuth Client, download the JSON file that contains the client_id, project_id, auth_uri, token_uri, auth_provider_x509_cert_url, client_secret, and redirect_uris values.
  13. 10. Generate the Google Drive tokens. You will need to enter these details when you create a Google Drive connection in Data Integration.
  14. For more information on generating the Authorization Code, Access token, and Refresh token, click the following URL: https://developers.google.com/identity/protocols/OAuth2InstalledApp