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Google Drive


Version: 1.0
Updated: Oct 13, 2023

Google Drive is Google's cloud-based storage and file-sharing service, enabling users to store, sync, and collaborate on files from any device.


  • Create Permission (Containment) - Creates a permission for a file or shared drive.
  • Delete Permission (Containment) - Deletes a permission.
  • Get File (Enrichment) - Gets a file's metadata or content by ID.
  • List Files (Enrichment) - Lists the user's files.
  • List Permissions (Enrichment) - Lists a file's or shared drive's permissions.

Google Drive configuration

To create a Service Account in Google Workspace and generate the JSON file needed to configure the Google Drive integration, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the Google Cloud portal.
  2. Select a Google Cloud project (or create a new one).
  3. Go to the API&Services > Credentials page.
  4. Click CREATE CREDENTIALS and select Service Account.
  5. Enter a Service account name to display in the Google Cloud console. The Google Cloud console generates a service account ID based on this name.
  6. Optional: Enter a description of the service account.
  7. Skip two optional grant permissions steps and click Done to complete the service account creation.
  8. Click on the generated service account to open the details.
  9. Under the KEYS tab, Click ADD KEY and choose Create new key.
  10. Click on CREATE (make sure JSON is selected).
  11. The JSON file is downloaded. Make sure you save it in a safe place
  12. Enable the Admin SDK API for the project at
  13. Go to to open the Domain-Wide delegation settings in the Google Admin portal
  14. Click on Add new.
  15. In the Client ID field, provide the client ID from the JSON file.
  16. In the OAuth scopes (comma-delimited) field, provide the following scopes: ''
  17. Click Authorize.

Google Drive in Automation Service and Cloud SOAR

  • Label. The desired name for the resource.
  • User Service Account JSON. Provide the content of the JSON file generated in the previous steps. Open the file and copy-paste the whole content in the field.
  • Admin User Email. The e-mail address of an admin user.

Change Log

  • October 13, 2023 (v1.0) - First upload
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