Jitterbit Harmony Google Drive Prerequisites¶
To use the Google Drive connector, you must have a Google service account for your project with appropriate permissions set, and certain credentials obtained from the service account.
Create a Service Account and Grant Roles¶
Follow these steps to create a service account and grant roles to provide access to the Google Cloud project to be used with the Google Drive connector:
Select a project in the Google Cloud Console.
Ensure the Google Drive API is enabled for the selected project.
In the navigation menu, navigate to IAM & Admin > Service Accounts.
Click Create Service Account, located along the top of the page.
Enter the Service account details:
Service account name: Enter any string for the service account name.
Service account ID: This field is automatically populated to match the Service account name and can be edited, if desired.
Service account description: Enter a description for the service account.
Click Create and Continue.
Assign a role to allow access to the project (required for a successful connection in the Google Drive connector):
- Role: Using the menu, select Owner as the Role, then click Continue.
Optionally, grant access to the service account to specific users:
To use the List Files activity, you must separately grant access to these Google Drive scopes:
Follow these steps to obtain the credentials required for connection configuration:
On the Service accounts page, click the Actions menu for the service account created above, then click Manage keys.
Click Add Key > Create new key, select JSON as the Key type, and then click Create to download the JSON file to your computer:
Open the downloaded JSON file in a text editor and retain the values of the
private_keyto be used during connection configuration.