Google Sheets
  • 07 Jun 2023
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Article summary

Google Sheets is a spreadsheet application included as part of the free, web-based Google Docs Editors suite offered by Google.
This adapter only connects to and uploads files from Google Sheets as a CSV source.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices
  • Users


  1. JSON Key pair for the service account (required) - A JSON Key Pair associated with a service account that has the Required Permissions to fetch assets. Click Upload to upload a file containing the binary contents of the keypair file (JSON) generated for the service account credentials.

  2. Spreadsheet ID (required) - The Spreadsheet ID (gathered from the link to the spreadsheet)

  3. Data Range (required, A1 or R1C1 notation) -A1 or R1C1 notation of the data range to read. Example: 'My Worksheet'!A1:Z99 to pull cells A1 to Z99 from the worksheet “My Worksheet”. Always use single-quotes when specifying a worksheet that contains spaces in the name. A data range and a worksheet range must be specified as an absolute path.

  4. Range contains users information (default false) - Select this option to import the file as a list of users instead of devices.

  5. Range contains installed software information (default false) - Select this option to import an installed software list instead of devices.

  6. Custom prefix for dynamic fields (optional) - Specify a prefix to be added for dynamic fields. Dynamic fields refer to any field that is not part of an asset default fields.

    • If supplied, Axonius will add the specified prefix for any dynamic field. This can assist you in identifying such fields.
    • If not supplied, Axonius will not add any prefix for any dynamic field.
  7. Multi-value fields delimiter (optional) - Specify a delimiter to separate between values within the same field in the imported file.

    • If supplied, Axonius will consider fields that contains the specified delimiter as multi-value fields. For example, ';'.
    • If not supplied, Axonius will consider all imported fields as single-value field.
  8. Verify SSL - Select whether to verify the SSL certificate of the server against the CA database inside of Axonius. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.

  9. HTTPS Proxy (optional) - Connect the adapter to a proxy instead of directly connecting it to the domain.

  10. HTTPS Proxy User Name (optional) - The user name to use when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address via the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.

  11. HTTPS Proxy Password (optional) - The password to use when connecting to the server using the HTTPS Proxy.

To learn more about common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.



Required Ports

Axonius must be able to communicate with the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address via the following ports:

  • TCP port 443

Required Permissions

To use this adapter you have to:

  • Enable Google Workspace API and/or Google Sheets API
  • Scope granted to service account - at minimum:
  • The Spreadsheet must be shared with the service account E-mail, at least with View permissions.

File Structure

Refer to Which Fields are Required for Each Import Type in the CSV adapter for information about the structure of the files to import.

Supported From Version

Supported from Axonius version 5.0

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