Fetches files from a Google Drive Folder. Designed to be used in tandem with ListGoogleDrive. Please see Additional Details to set up access to Google Drive.

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google, drive, storage, fetch


In the list below, the names of required properties appear in bold. Any other properties (not in bold) are considered optional. The table also indicates any default values, and whether a property supports the NiFi Expression Language.

Display NameAPI NameDefault ValueAllowable ValuesDescription
GCP Credentials Provider Servicegcp-credentials-provider-serviceController Service API:
Implementation: GCPCredentialsControllerService
The Controller Service used to obtain Google Cloud Platform credentials.
File IDdrive-file-id${drive.id}The Drive ID of the File to fetch. Please see Additional Details for information on how to obtain the Drive ID.
Supports Expression Language: true (will be evaluated using flow file attributes and variable registry)
Proxy Configuration Serviceproxy-configuration-serviceController Service API:
Implementation: StandardProxyConfigurationService
Specifies the Proxy Configuration Controller Service to proxy network requests. Supported proxies: HTTP + AuthN


successA FlowFile will be routed here for each successfully fetched File.
failureA FlowFile will be routed here for each File for which fetch was attempted but failed.

Reads Attributes:

drive.idThe id of the file

Writes Attributes:

drive.idThe id of the file
filenameThe name of the file
mime.typeThe MIME type of the file
drive.sizeThe size of the file
drive.timestampThe last modified time or created time (whichever is greater) of the file. The reason for this is that the original modified date of a file is preserved when uploaded to Google Drive. 'Created time' takes the time when the upload occurs. However uploaded files can still be modified later.
error.codeThe error code returned by Google Drive
error.messageThe error message returned by Google Drive

State management:

This component does not store state.


This component is not restricted.

Input requirement:

This component requires an incoming relationship.

System Resource Considerations:

None specified.

See Also:

ListGoogleDrive, PutGoogleDrive