See the supported connectors for Application Integration.

Drive - List task

The Drive - List task lets you search and retrieve files and folders that are stored on a Google Drive account.

Google Drive is a cloud file storage service that provides you personal storage space to store and access collaborative shared files and folders in the cloud.

Before you begin

Ensure that you perform the following tasks in your Google Cloud project before configuring the Drive - List task:

  1. Enable the Google Drive API (

    Enable the Google Drive API

  2. Create an authentication profile. Application Integration uses an authentication profile to connect to an authentication endpoint for the Drive - List task.

    For information about granting additional roles or permissions to a service account, see Granting, changing, and revoking access.

Configure the Drive - List task

  1. In the Google Cloud console, go to the Application Integration page.

    Go to Application Integration

  2. In the navigation menu, click Integrations.

    The Integrations page appears listing all the integrations available in the Google Cloud project.

  3. Select an existing integration or click Create integration to create a new one.

    If you are creating a new integration:

    1. Enter a name and description in the Create Integration pane.
    2. Select a region for the integration.
    3. Select a service account for the integration. You can change or update the service account details of an integration any time from the Integration summary pane in the integration toolbar.
    4. Click Create.

    This opens the integration in the integration editor.

  4. In the integration editor navigation bar, click Tasks to view the list of available tasks.
  5. Click and place the Drive - List element in the integration editor.
  6. Click the Drive - List element on the designer to view the Drive - List task configuration pane.
  7. Go to Authentication, and select an existing authentication profile that you want to use.

    Optional. If you have not created an authentication profile prior to configuring the task, Click + New authentication profile and follow the steps as mentioned in Create a new authentication profile.

  8. Go to Task Input, and configure the desired inputs fields using the following Task input parameters table.

    Changes to the inputs fields are saved automatically.

Task input parameters

The following table describes the input parameters of the Drive - List task:

Property Data type Description
Corpora String Optional parameter to search for files within a corpora.
DriveId String The ID of your Google shared drive.
IncludeItemsFromAllDrives Boolean Set the value to true if you want to include both your personal drive and shared drive items in the search results.

Default value: false.

IncludeLabels String A comma-separated list of label IDs that is included in the labelInfo part of the response. For more information about label IDs, see Labels overview.
IncludePermissionsForView String Specify published. For more information, see Share files, folders & drives.
OrderBy String The order in which the files are sorted.

Acceptable values are as follows:

  • createdTime
  • folder
  • modifiedByMeTime
  • modifiedTime
  • name
  • name_natural
  • quotaBytesUsed
  • recency
  • sharedWithMeTime
  • starred
  • viewedByMeTime
PageSize Integer The maximum number of files to return per page.

Acceptable values are 1 to 1000.

Default value: 100.

PageToken String The token for continuing a previous Drive - List task. Set this value to the value of nextPageToken from the previous response.
Q String A query for filtering the file results. For more information, see Search for files.
Spaces String A comma-separated list of spaces to query within the corpora.

Acceptable values are drive and appDataFolder.

SupportsAllDrives Boolean Set the value to true if the requesting application supports both My Drives and shared drives.

Default value: false.

Task output

The Drive - List task returns the response output containing the list of files. Following is a sample output:

    "nextPageToken": string,
    "kind": string,
    "incompleteSearch": boolean,
    "files": [
        object (File)

Error handling strategy

An error handling strategy for a task specifies the action to take if the task fails due to a temporary error. For information about how to use an error handling strategy, and to know about the different types of error handling strategies, see Error handling strategies.

What's next

  1. Add edges and edge conditions.
  2. Test and publish your integration.
  3. Configure a trigger.
  4. Add a Data Mapping task.
  5. See all tasks for Google Cloud services.