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On January 27, 2021, Google is changing the required permissions for attaching IAM roles to service accounts. If you are using IAM roles for your Google service accounts, please see Changes to User Management.


In  Cloud Dataprep by TRIFACTA® INC., the  Google Cloud Storage browser enables you to browse, specify, and filter the files to which you have access. 

The browser appears in the Google Cloud Storage tab when you import a dataset. See Import Data Page.

NOTE: Interactions with Google Cloud Storage are determined by user permissions. For more information, see Using Google Cloud Storage.

Open GCS

Figure: Browser

Browse Google Cloud Storage:

Use the links and icons to browse for files and folders in the Google Cloud Storage tree structure.

NOTE: Avoid using the Back button on your browser, which exits the Google Cloud Storage browser without applying changes.


BucketClick the link to explore the folders and files stored in the bucket.

  • Click the Plus icon to select all readable files in this folder.
  • Click the text link to open the folder and browse further.

    Tip: When you open a folder, a reference to it is added to the Path value. You can modify the path value manually, which may be a faster way to navigate up a deep directory structure.

    Tip: Sizes are displayed next to files. They are not displayed next to folders.


Click the Plus icon to select this file.


Specify Google Cloud Storage Path:

In the Google Cloud Storage browser, you can specify an explicit path to resources. Click the Pencil icon, paste the path value, and click Go.

Filter Files:

To display a subset of files, enter a string in the Search box. The filter is applied as you type and matches anywhere in the name of a currently displayed file or folder.


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