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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.
Google Directory is a directory service developed by Google that allows you to perform administrative tasks on users, groups, and organizational units in Google Workspace.
In the context of Nintex Automation Cloud, Google Directory is a 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..
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.
Create a connection from the connections page or from the action configuration panel when configuring the action. For information about creating connections and assigning permissions, see Manage connections.
Google Directory account requirements
- Nintex Automation Cloud uses the Nintex Automation Cloud - Google Directory Connector to create Google Directory connections. This connection requires you to grant permissions to read and write all user and group data.
- The account you use to create a connection for Google Directory is the account that has access to the Google Directory actions.
Use the Google Directory data source to create a drop-down list of Google Directory groups or members of a group in a form. Each data source is configured for a specific account. You can create as many data sources as you need. For more information on creating a data source and assigning permissions to it, see Data sources.
For 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.
When you create a Google Directory data source, you can configure some additional fields to specify which tables, views, and stored procedures the data source should retrieve.
To access the data source fields, in the Add data source section, select the Connector and the Operation.
The following operations are available for the Google Directory connector:
Google Directory - Get groups
Google Directory - Get members of a group
Field or selection
|Google Directory - Get groups
|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.
|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
|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.