Google Drive File Synchronization with Office 365, SharePoint & OneDrive

Google Drive data can be integrated and synchronized codeless with various external systems, on premises or in the cloud, using the Layer2 Cloud Connector.

Learn on this page how the data integration of Google Drive is working with the Layer2 Cloud Connector by using the step-by-step screenshot tutorial and reading our important advice and frequently asked questions. Make use of the benefits and features of this data integration tool by trying it out yourself: Free Trial Registration


How it works

In fact, you only need to do the 5 following steps to get your Google Drive data integration started. 


  • Setup your connection as required: one-way, two-way.
  • Setup your data source, in this case Google Drive Files.
  • Setup your target – for example a Microsoft SharePoint list or library.
  • Setup your mapping.
  • Start your project!

google Drive step-by-step data integration via the Layer2 Cloud Connector

Use this step-by-step-introduction to get through the whole product and data integration configuration easily. Some steps require a copy-paste task of code snippets. Please follow the recommendations in this introduction closely.


connection configuration in the Layer2 Cloud Connector for Google Drive data integration
Connection setup in the Layer2 Cloud Connector for google drive data integration
Connection string configuration in the Layer2 Cloud Connector for Google Drive data integration
Target configuration in the Layer2 Cloud Connector for Google Drive data integration
Mapping with the Layer2 Cloud Connector for Google Drive data integration
run the google drive data integration with the Layer2 Cloud Connector
Example of Google Drive Data for the data integration with the Layer2 Cloud Connector
Example: Google Drive data in SharePoint

Specific Connection String for your Google Drive integration

Please copy and paste this connection string into the designated field like described in Step 2.5 of the step-by-introduction above.

  Directory=C:\Users\NAME\Google Drive;


Large selection of systems

Benefit from a large and continuously growing list of supported IT Systems and Apps.

Multiple possibilities

Sync your Gmail data one-way locally or cloud-based and use it for migration, backup, or permanent synchronization projects.

High security

There is no access to your corporate data from the internet and no data transfer will occur to 3rd-parties. Logging and alerting are controlled centrally. You have the full control.

Flexible, high-end features

Select your datasets or files using varios codes, enable/disable specific operations, and manage sync options. Use the dynamic columns for detailed configurations and if you want to, extend the features of the product by using C#.

Many data provider included

Use our own customized providers for SharePoint / Office 365, OData, File System, XML, RSS, Exchange, SOAP, Azure, and more. Besides, many vendor-specific or 3rd party ADO.NET data providers are supported as well.

Cost-effective licensing

3 fully-featured product licenses are available: Personal (for one conncetion only), Standard, and Enterprise as our one-stop-shop solution. 

Known issues and workarounds


Please take into account our advice and known limitations.



  • There is no hard limit for the amount of files (e.g. 5.000 / 20.000 list view threshold with OOB). But take care about bandwidth limitations, especially for the first sync. Changes are synchronized later on.



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