Google Directory

The Google Directory connector Service used to define a connection required for associated actions and start events. Examples include Salesforce and Box. Method of integration to cloud services, business applications and content stores. is used to create connections for Google Directory actions and data sources. Use Google Directory actions A tool for building the processes, logic, and direction within workflows. to create, update, and delete users, groups, and organizational units in Google Workspace, and to retrieve lists of users and groups.

Create a Google Directory connection

You can create connections from the Automate or Designer page.

Note: Your browser-stored credentials are accessed to create connections. Either clear credentials from browser memory or make sure the stored credentials are for the intended environment.


Permissions enable you to manage access for other users to use, edit, and delete connections.







Note: By default, users with administrator role will have the same rights as a Connection owner.

Create a Google Directory data source

Use the Google Directory data source to create a drop-down list of Google Directory groups or members of a group in a form.

Example:  To allow users to select a specific group in a form, add a drop-down list of groups to the form using a Data lookup control A form control that allows users to select from a drop-down list of values that have been fetched from a third-party service.. The Data lookup control uses a Google Directory - Get groups data source to list the groups in a domain.

You can create a data source to:

  • Get groups: list all the groups in Google Directory.
  • Get members of a group: list all the members belonging to a specific group in Google Directory.

Each data source is configured for a specific account. You can create as many data sources as you need.

Google Directory data source fields

When you create a Google Directory data source, you can configure some additional fields to specify which groups and members of a group the data source should retrieve.


Field or selection


Add new data source Operation Displays the operations available for the selected Connector. Depending on the selection the following fields are displayed:
  • Google Directory - Get groups:
    • Domain: Restricts the records retrieved to lists that include a specific domain. This field is optional. If you specify a Domain, the results are filtered according to the domain.
    • Query: Retrieves all groups using a query. This field is optional. If you specify a Query, the results are filtered according to the query parameters. Your query should be in the format of a query string search containing a field, operator and value. For more information, see the Google Directory API.
  • Google Directory - Get members of a group:
    • Group: Restricts the records retrieved to lists that include a specific group. This field is optional. If you select a Group, the results are filtered according to the group selected.