How to connect to Google Calendar API in SSIS

Introduction

This article guides you through connecting to the Google Calendar API in SSIS. The ZappySys Google Calendar API facilitates seamless integration and management of Calendar data.

Prerequisites

  • SSIS PowerPack: Download and install the ZappySys SSIS PowerPack from the Customer Download Area or get the trial version.

  • Google Account: Have a Google account with events in the calendar.

Use Case

When you want to load your data from a Calendar in Google to a local base with simple steps

Steps

Create/Select a Project in Google API Console:

  1. Go to the Google API Console.

  2. Click on the Project Dropdown at the top bar and either select an existing project or create a new one by clicking CREATE PROJECT.

  3. Once the project is set, click ENABLE APIS AND SERVICES.

  4. Search for Google Calendar API and enable it by clicking ENABLE .
    Enable Google Calendar API

  5. Go to the OAuth Consent Screen tab, provide the necessary details, and save.

  6. Move to the Credentials tab.

  7. Click CREATE CREDENTIALS in the top bar, choose OAuth Client ID, select Desktop App as the Application Type, and click Create to obtain your Client ID and Secret.

Connect with Google Calendar connector in SSIS:

  1. Add a Data Flow task in your SSIS package.

  2. Inside the Data Flow, add an API Source component.

  3. Configure a new connection within the API Source, choose the Google Calendar connector, and press Continue.

  4. Fill in the connector fields with your Client ID and Client Secret ID.

  5. Generate the token and click OK to save the configuration.

  6. Choose a table/endpoint and preview the data.

Considerations

Save the credentials securely to avoid searching in your account every time.

Conclusion

Following these steps, you can seamlessly connect to Google Calendar within SSIS, leveraging the ZappySys tool for efficient data retrieval and integration. For assistance or inquiries, contact our support team via chat on our website or through email at support@zappysys.com.

References

You can find detailed information about our Google Calendar connector in this article.