tGoogleDriveConnection Standard properties - 7.0

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Data Governance > Third-party systems > Cloud storages > Google Drive components
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These properties are used to configure tGoogleDriveConnection running in the Standard Job framework.

The Standard tGoogleDriveConnection component belongs to the Cloud family.

The component in this framework is available in all Talend products.

Basic settings

Property Type

Select the way the connection details will be set.

  • Built-In: The connection details will be set locally for this component. You need to specify the values for all related connection properties manually.

  • Repository: The connection details stored centrally in Repository > Metadata will be reused by this component. You need to click the [...] button next to it and in the pop-up Repository Content dialog box, select the connection details to be reused, and all related connection properties will be automatically filled in.

Application Name

The application name required by Google Drive to get access to its APIs.

OAuth Method

Select an OAuth method used to access Google Drive from the drop-down list.

  • Access Token (deprecated): uses an access token to access Google Drive.

  • Installed Application (Id & Secret): uses the client ID and client secret created through Google API Console to access Google Drive. For more information about this method, see Google Identity Platform > Installed applications .

  • Installed Application (JSON): uses the client secret JSON file that is created through Google API Console and contains the client ID, client secret, and other OAuth 2.0 parameters to access Google Drive.

  • Service Account: uses a service account JSON file created through Google API Console to access Google Drive. For more information about this method, see Google Identity Platform > Service accounts.

For more detailed information about how to access Google Drive using each method, see OAuth methods for accessing Google Drive.

Access Token

The access token generated through Google Developers OAuth 2.0 Playground.

This property is available only when Access Token is selected from the OAuth Method drop-down list.

Client ID and Client Secret

The client ID and client secret.

These two properties are available only when Installed Application (Id & Secret) is selected from the OAuth Method drop-down list.

Client Secret JSON

The path to the client secret JSON file.

This property is available only when Installed Application (JSON) is selected from the OAuth Method drop-down list.

Service Account JSON

The path to the service account JSON file.

This property is available only when Service Account is selected from the OAuth Method drop-down list.

Use Proxy

Select this check box when you are working behind a proxy. With this check box selected, you need to specify the value for the following parameters:

  • Host: The IP address of the HTTP proxy server.

  • Port: The port number of the HTTP proxy server.

Use SSL

Select this check box if an SSL connection is used to access Google Drive. With this check box selected, you need to specify the value for the following parameters:

  • Algorithm: The name of the SSL cryptography algorithm.

  • Keystore File: The path to the certificate TrustStore file that contains the list of certificates the client trusts.

  • Password: The password used to check the integrity of the TrustStore data.

Advanced settings

DataStore Path

The path to the credential file that stores the refresh token.

Note: When your client ID, client secret, or any other configuration related to the Installed Application authentication changes, you need to delete this credential file manually before running your Job again.

This property is available only when Installed Application (Id & Secret) or Installed Application (JSON) is selected from the OAuth Method drop-down list.

tStatCatcher Statistics

Select this check box to gather the Job processing metadata at the Job level as well as at each component level.

Global Variables

ERROR_MESSAGE

The error message generated by the component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string.

Usage

Usage rule

This component is more commonly used with other Google Drive components. In a Job design, it is usually used to open a Google Drive connection that can be reused by other Google Drive components.