How to connect to Google Cloud Storage with Service Account

Please follow the next steps to configure FileZilla Pro RemoteDrive to connect to Google Cloud Storage with Service Account.

  1. Open FileZilla Pro RemoteDrive: Launch the application or click on its icon if active.
  2. Add a Server: Click on “+Add server.”
  3. Choose Connection Type: select Google Cloud Storage with Service Account.
  4. Label Your Connection: In the “Name” field, enter a label for your connection.
  5. Set Credentials Information: From the Logon Type drop-down list, select Application Default Credentials or Key File. In the Key file field, enter the full path of the saved key file or click on the Browse button to locate and select the key file. If you selected Application Default Credentials, FileZilla Pro RemoteDrive will search for Application Default Credentials and return an error if it can’t locate them.
  6. Authorize FileZilla Pro RemoteDrive: Google mandates that you acknowledge reading FileZilla Pro’s statement regarding adherence to Google API Services User Data Policy.
    • FileZilla Pro RemoteDrive will require your authorization to access your account.
    • Your default browser will be opened, If you are not already logged in, Google will ask you to authenticate. If you are not yet logged in, login and grant FileZilla Pro RemoteDrive the permissions.

  7. Complete Connection Setup: You can now close the approval web page.
  8. Accept the Google Certificate: click the OK button to accept it.
  9. Click Add & Connect to establish the connection.

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