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Google Data Catalog Connector


The Jitterbit Harmony Google Data Catalog Connector establishes access to Google Data Catalog.

The Google Data Catalog connector provides an interface for creating a Google Data Catalog connection, the foundation used for generating instances of Google Data Catalog activities. Activities interact with Google Data Catalog through the connection and are intended to be used as sources (to provide data in an operation) or targets (to consume data in an operation).

The Google Data Catalog connector is accessed from the design component palette's Connections tab (see Design Component Palette).


This connector can be used only with Private Agents. In addition, it is a Connector SDK-based connector, which may be referred to by Jitterbit when communicating changes made to connectors built with the Connector SDK.

Connection Documentation

See Jitterbit's comprehensive Google Data Catalog connection documentation, which is provided at a dedicated website. Configuration details such as these are included:

  • Getting Started: Initial steps for establishing a connection.
  • Advanced Features: User-defined views and SSL configuration.
  • Data Model: The data model that the connector uses to represent the endpoint.
  • Advanced Configurations Properties: Properties that can be defined to configure the connection for both basic and advanced configurations.

Activity Documentation

Together, a specific Google Data Catalog connection and its activities are referred to as a Google Data Catalog endpoint:

Google Data Catalog activity types

  • Query: Retrieves records from a table at Google Data Catalog and is intended to be used as a source in an operation. (Generically documented in Query Activities.)

Prerequisites and Supported API Versions

The Google Data Catalog connector requires the use of an agent version 10.1 or later. These agent versions automatically download the latest version of the connector when required.

This connector requires the use of a Private Agent.

Refer to the documentation for information on the schema nodes and fields.

OAuth Authentication

OAuth authentication is supported as described in Connections under Configure OAuth Connections.


If you experience issues with the Google Data Catalog connector, these troubleshooting steps are recommended:

  1. Ensure the Google Data Catalog connection is successful by using the Test button in the configuration screen. If the connection is not successful, the error returned may provide an indication as to the problem.

  2. Check the operation logs for any information written during execution of the operation.

  3. Enable operation debug logging for Private Agents to generate additional log files and data.

  4. Enable connector verbose logging for this connector using this specific configuration entry of logger name and level:

    <logger name="org.jitterbit.connector.verbose.logging.GoogleDataCatalog" level="TRACE"/>
  5. Check the agent logs for more information.