Import Data Connection to Google Drive

How to create a connection that allows you to import models from Google Drive.


You need to have access to a Google account.


If your SAP Analytics Cloud system is hosted on a data center located within China, this feature is not available.


  1. From the side navigation, choose Start of the navigation path Connections Next navigation step  (Add Connection)End of the navigation path.
    The Select a data source dialog will appear.
  2. Expand Acquire Data and select Google Drive.
  3. Choose a Google account to connect to.

    If your Google account doesn't appear in the list, select Use another account.

    If you're unable to create a connection when using Microsoft Edge, please check your Trusted Sites (Control Panel > Internet Options > Security > Trusted Sites > Sites), and do one of the following:

    Remove https://* from your Trusted Sites.


    Add about:blank and to your Trusted Sites. To add about:blank, you'll need to clear the “Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone” option temporarily, but you can re-enable it afterward.

    You may need to restart your computer after making this change.

  4. In the Connect to Google Account dialog, enter a name and a description for the connection.
  5. Select OK to create the connection.
    The new connection is added to the list of connections on the Connections screen.
  6. If you want to create a model based on this connection, see Import Data to Your Model.

    Select the Enable users to schedule for story publishing option if you want to let your users schedule the publishing of stories.