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On April 28, 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.



The following IAM permissions are required for each user to provide baseline functionality in  Cloud Dataprep by TRIFACTA® INC. and access to common integrations

Dataprep.User IAM Roles

All users of any version of Cloud Dataprep by TRIFACTA INC. must be assigned the Dataprep.User IAM Role.

  • (P) denotes permissions that are required for any usage of the product within a project.

Additional Permissions for Cloud Dataprep Premium by TRIFACTA INC.


  • resourcemanager.projects.get


Read and write to BigQuery, including views and custom SQL:

  • bigquery.datasets.get (P)
  • bigquery.tables.create (P)
  • bigquery.tables.get (P)
  • bigquery.tables.getData (P)
  • bigquery.tables.list (P)

Cloud Dataflow

Run Trifacta jobs on Cloud Dataflow:

  • compute.machineTypes.get
  • dataflow.messages.list
  • dataflow.metrics.get

Google Cloud Storage

Read and write to Google Cloud Storage, the base storage for Cloud Dataprep by TRIFACTA INC.:

  • storage.buckets.get
  • storage.buckets.list
  • storage.objects.create
  • storage.objects.delete
  • storage.objects.get
  • storage.objects.list
  • storage.objects.update

Feature Permissions

Additional permissions may be required to use specific features. Individual users may be required to permit  Cloud Dataprep by TRIFACTA INC. access when the feature is first used. 

Cloud Dataflow job cancellation

The following permission enables users to cancel their jobs in progress. It is not required for the product to work but may be helpful to add via IAM roles.


BigQuery publishing options

The following permission is not required to publish to BigQuery.

  • bigquery.tables.delete

However, if the above permission is not granted to a user, that user can drop or truncate table data in BigQuery, only if one of the following permissions must be enabled in a user's account. 

  • The user is granted editor or owner role on the project.
  • The user is granted bigquery.tables.permission for the project.

Google Sheets access

Feature Availability: This feature is available in the following editions:

  • Cloud Dataprep Standard by TRIFACTA® INC.
  • Cloud Dataprep Premium by TRIFACTA INC.

  • drive.readonly

For more information, see Import Google Sheets Data.

Additional Permissions for Cloud IAM

In addition to the IAM roles above, users must also be granted the following to enable data access based on their Cloud IAM:

These permissions ensure that users can access the appropriate data within  Cloud Dataprep by TRIFACTA® INC..

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