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Document Library via Google Drive

Introduction

This page will guide you through the steps to set up Gdrive for Document Library. 

Prerequisites


The outline of the actions we'll perform



Enable Gdrive API


#1 click on Enable APIS  and SERVICES when you're in the dashboard section of your project on the console URL https://console.cloud.google.com/home/dashboard


You'll be guided to the  overview see screenshot 

#2  Type in drive in the search bar

#3 Click on Google Drive API,  you'll be guided to a detailed screen (see screenshot).  Click on ENABLE.


Create a Service Account

If you've enabled Single Sign-On you can skip this step.

#1 Click on the hamburger menu, click or hover over Services accounts



#2 You'll be guided to  a service account overview screen. Click on Create Services Account


#3 Complete service account name with a useful name like Spencer Sync. Click on create.


#4 click on Continue for the optional permission step


#5 Click on Create Key  and select JSON. Click create.


#6 Download the file and send it over to customersuccess@spencer.co 

Add scopes 

#1 Browse to https://admin.google.com and click on security


#2 scroll down and search for Advanced Settings and click on it

#3 Click on manage API client access 

#4 If you've setup Single-Sign-On you'll find your service account already available if not create new: 

client namethe unique id from your service account. 
scopes (comma separated)  and for Document Library we only need the read rights, as we'll only sync files :

#5 Click on Authorize and your done! Send a mail to customersuccess@spencer.co with the JSON file (if it's the first time) or that everything is set up for Gdrive.





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