Connecting to Google Drive

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Connecting to Google Drive


In CData Sync, you can connect to Google Drive in several ways. Select your authentication method below, then proceed to the relevant section and follow those instructions.

OAuth

CData Sync provides an embedded OAuth application with which to connect. To use the application, select OAuth for Auth Scheme. No additional properties are required.

Complete the remaining steps for establishing your connection.

OAuth JWT

To connect with an OAuth service account, set the following properties:

  • Auth Scheme - Select OAuthJWT.

  • OAuth JWT Cert - Enter the multi-line key that is provided by Google.

  • OAuth JWT Cert Type - Select GOOGLEJSONBLOB.

  • OAuth JWT Cert Subject (optional) - Only set this value if the service account is part of a GSuite domain and you want to enable delegation. The value of this property should be the email address of the user whose data you want to access.

Complete the remaining steps for establishing your connection.

GCP Instance Account

When you run CData Sync on a GCP virtual machine, CData Sync can authenticate by using the service account that is tied to the virtual machine. Select GCPInstanceAccount for Auth Scheme to use that account. No additional properties are required.

Complete the remaining steps for establishing your connection.