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  1. Make sure the version of

     is compatible with the version of the Google Connector you are installing. View the compatibility matrix to check the versions. If you are not using the correct version of
    , first upgrade your

    server software.  

  2. Stop


  3. If you are using the tomcat-bundle, If you are using the tomcat-bundle, the google.war file is located in <frevvo-home>/ext/connectors. Copy the war file from this location to c:\<frevvo-home>\tomcat\webapps. 

  4. If you need to download the connector separately, click here. Extract the google.war file to the <frevvo-home>/tomcat/webapps/ folder. 


    If you are currently using a previous version of the Google Connector and you want to upgrade to version 2.1, follow these steps if you are using the Tomcat bundle:

    1. Stop


    2. Download the frevvo Google Connector.

    3. Extract the google.war file to replace the existing one in <frevvo-home>\tomcat\webapps.

    4. Delete the <frevvo-home>\tomcat\webapps\google directory. If this directory is not deleted then the Google Connector will run from the old directory and the newer version won't take effect.

    5. Continue with step 5.

  5. If you are running

     on your local machine, you must set a domain name for your machine - otherwise you can skip this step. 

    1. Ex: For Windows edit the C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts file as an administrator and modify the entry with a domain name:  

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  6. Go to Login to the google account that you are going to use with the Google connector.

  7. Create a new project – name it , you can modify the id if you like, check I agree then click Create. You will see activity window while its creating the project When complete, you should be on the project dashboard page.
  8. Click  APIs and Auth → APIs → enable the Google Drive API named Drive API. It is listed under the Google Apps APIs label. It will move to the top section of the page  when you turn it on.
  9. Click Consent screen. Select the email address you want to associate with this project. Provide a project name. Click Save.
  10. Go to Credentials → OAuth → Create new client ID
    1. The Consent screen must contain a product name and email address before continuing.
    2. Application Type = Web Application
    3. Authorized Javascript Origins = Empty
    4. Authorized Redirect URIs = http://<DOMAIN_NAME>/google/credential. Replace <DOMAIN_NAME> with your domain name. If you are using localhost, this name must match the entry in your hosts file and you must provide the port number.
    5. Click Create Client ID.
  11. Click the Download JSON file.
    1. Rename the JSON file as client_secrets.json
    2. Copy it to tomcat/lib folder
  12. Start 
  13. Paste this url in your browser: http://<DOMAIN_ NAME>/google/health to check the Google Connector status. Provide your domain name and the port number if you are running locally. You should see a {"status":"UP"} message.


  1. Open your web browser and login to your Google Account

  2. Go to:

    1. Live Forms Online Cloud customers:

    2. Live Forms In-house customers: http://<your frevvo server domain name>/google/consent
  3. Copy the access token. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT. The token is used as the password for 
     wizards and rules. 
  4. Click on the Accept button

  5. Repeat steps 1-2 for all Google accounts you will be using with the frevvo Google connector. 


    An access token generated for a

    in-house installation running the Google connector, will not work with the Google connector running in the frevvo cloud. You must generate a separate token for each environment.

  6. Refer to the migration topic for the next step.