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Google Analytics

Connection Type

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

Driver Details

Sign in with Google account credentials or Google API credentials.

Type of Support

Read-only

Version

Description

v1.1.0

  • Compatible with Designer and Server 2021.4.2 Patch 6, 2022.1 Patch 4 and later.

  • Compatible with AMP engine only.

  • DCM is required for running this connector in Alteryx Server.

  • Removed usage of .shiv folder.

  • The Dimensions field is now optional.

  • Fixed issue where tool ran indefinitely when configured to read an empty dataset.

Known Issues

  • Tool can read a maximum of 10000 rows.

v1.0.1

  • Compatible with Designer and Server 2021.4.2 Patch 6, 2022.1 Patch 4 and later.

  • Compatible with AMP engine only.

  • DCM is required for running this connector in Alteryx Server.

  • FIPS capable.

  • Added the Sign in via Browser authentication option.

  • Fixed issue where the connector showed the “<class ‘ValueError’>: month must be in 1..12” error. (TPM-2662)

  • Fixed issue where the connector only returned 100 records when Number of Rows field was left blank. (TDCE-195)

v1.0.0

  • Compatible with Designer and Server 2021.4.2 Patch 6, 2022.1 Patch 4 and later.

  • Initial release.

  • Compatible with AMP engine only.

  • Supports authentication with custom Google OAuth application.

  • Added support for DCM.

    • DCM is required for running this connector in Alteryx Server.

  • FIPS capable.

Known Issues

  • “Sign in via Browser” authentication option is not yet working. Use this guide to create your own custom app

Version

Description

v8.0.0 (Deprecated)

  • Refactored authentication user experience.

  • Added ability to share a Connection Token across the Google Analytics tools.

  • Updated authentication through external browser for Designer 2020.2 and later versions.

v7.x and older versions (Deprecated)

  • Mandatory update to Google Analytics v8.0.0.

Alteryx Tools Used to Connect

Standard Workflow Processing

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Data Connection Manager

The Google Analytics tool supports Data Connection Manager for an easier and a safer storage of your credentials. Create a connection to Google Analytics and easily reuse the stored credentials in workflows that include the Google Analytics tool. Alteryx Server requires stored credentials to successfully run the published workflows.

Enable AMP Engine

The Google Analytics tool requires the AMP engine to leverage the full potential of Designer capabilities.

Make sure you have the AMP enabled in Options > User Settings > Edit User Settings >Defaults > Use AMP Engine for all new workflows and also in Runtime > Use AMP Engine.

Sign In to Google Analytics

Google Analytics 4 Input v1.0.0 supports only the custom API app authentication. Go to Custom API Application Setup for more information how to create an app or see Hello Analytics API: JavaScript quickstart for web applications for details.

Connect through Own Google App

  1. In Create New Connection, select Connect through Own Google App.

  2. Enter Client Id and Client Secret.

  3. Select Connect.

  4. Enter your credentials and sign in.

  5. Select Continue to allow access.

Custom API Application Setup

To set up a custom API application for this tool, see our guide.