Google Drive

Version:
2022.1
Last modified: May 04, 2022
Connection Type

Alteryx Tool. The latest version is available from the Alteryx Community.

Type of Support

Read & Write

Release Notes
Version Description
v1.0.0
  • Compatible with Alteryx Designer version 2021.4 and later.
  • Initial release.
  • Built-in multitenant Google App with an option to use custom Google App (incl. single-tenant app).
  • Supports reading and writing XLSX, CSV, and YXDB file formats.
  • Proxy support.

Alteryx Tools Used to Connect

Link
Google Drive Tool

Google Drive Input Tool

Link
Google Drive Tool

Google Drive Output Tool

Sign in to Google Drive

You can sign in via an internet browser or you can connect via a personal Google App. Go to Custom API Application Setup for more information how to create an app or see Create and set up your app for details.

Sign In via Internet Browser

  1. In Create New Connection, select Sign In Using Internet Browser.
  2. Select Connect.
  3. Enter your credentials and sign in.
  4. Select Continue to allow access.

Connect through Own Google App

  1. In Create New Connection, select Sign In Using Internet Browser and check Connect through own Google App.
  2. Enter Client ID and Tenant ID.
  3. Select Connect.
  4. Enter your credentials and sign in.
  5. Select Continue to allow access.

Custom API Application Setup

For more information on how to build and manage an application with Microsoft Azure cloud services, refer to the Google documentation.

  1. Go to Google Console.
  2. Select Create Project.
  3. Enter a Project name and other information.
  4. Select ENABLE APIS AND SERVICES from the APIs & Services dashboard.
  5. Search for Google Drive API and select it.
  6. Select ENABLE.
  7. Navigate to Credentials and select CREATE CREDENTIALS, then select OAuth client ID.
  8. Select CONFIGURE CONSENT SCREEN.
  9. Select External and select CREATE.
  10. Enter App name, User support email, and Developer contact information.
  11. Select SAVE AND CONTINUE.
  12. When you finish the setup, select PUBLISH APP and then CONFIRM.
  13. Navigate to Credentials and select CREATE CREDENTIALS, then select OAuth client ID.
  14. In Application type, select Web application.
  15. In Authorized redirect URIs, select ADD URI and enter: http://127.0.0.1/
  16. Select CREATE.
  17. The console displays the Client ID and the Client Secret.
Was This Page Helpful?

Running into problems or issues with your Alteryx product? Visit the Alteryx Community or contact support. Can't submit this form? Email us.