Writes a Google Drive file into local Storage.

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Last Updated: Feb. 15, 2021

Access Instructions

Install the Google provider package into your Airflow environment.

Import the module into your DAG file and instantiate it with your desired params.


output_filestrPath to downloaded file
folder_idstrThe folder id of the folder in which the Google Drive file resides
file_namestrThe name of the file residing in Google Drive
drive_idstrOptional. The id of the shared Google Drive in which the file resides.
delegate_tostrThe account to impersonate using domain-wide delegation of authority, if any. For this to work, the service account making the request must have domain-wide delegation enabled.
impersonation_chainUnion[str, Sequence[str]]Optional service account to impersonate using short-term credentials, or chained list of accounts required to get the access_token of the last account in the list, which will be impersonated in the request. If set as a string, the account must grant the originating account the Service Account Token Creator IAM role. If set as a sequence, the identities from the list must grant Service Account Token Creator IAM role to the directly preceding identity, with first account from the list granting this role to the originating account (templated).


Writes a Google Drive file into local Storage.

See also

For more information on how to use this operator, take a look at the guide: GCSToLocalFilesystemOperator

Example DAGs

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