# **Configuring SearchBlox**
Before using Google Drive Data Source, install SearchBlox successfully, then create a **Custom Collection**.
# **Configuring Google Drive**
**Steps to create client_secret.json and configure Google drive**
Go to [https://console.developers.google.com/](🔗).
Log in with the account username and password.
Select a project if it already exists, or create a new project.
To create a new project, you will be asked to fill in the project name and agree to terms of service.
Next, click on the Products and Services list (menu) near Google APIs logo on left side.
Choose API Manager and then click on credentials on the left side menu.
In the resulting right pane, click on Create Credentials and select 'OAuth client ID' from the list.
Configure the consent screen then choose the application type.
Click on 'Configure consent screen' above the application type options.
In the landing OAuth consent screen, the email ID field is chosen by default. Fill in the product name field and click on Save. Other fields in this page are optional.
11.Now choose “Other Application”
Download Json and rename it to client_secret.json
Place it in the folder where the exe file is available
**Important Note regarding Google Drive:** Please enable Drive API for the project in Developer console if you are to index Google Drive
## **Configuration details of GoogleDrive Data Source**
[Accessing Connector UI](🔗)
|Column Title||Column Title|
|api-key||SearchBlox API Key|
|data-directory||Data Folder where the data needs to be stored. Make sure it has write permission.|
|colname||The name of the custom collection in SearchBlox.|
|exclude-formats||File formats to exclude.|
|exclude-google-mime||Google mime types to be excluded|
|exclude-folders||Folders to exclude in Googledrive|
|fetch-interval||Fetch interval between each hits (in seconds)|
|exclude-size||size of file that can be excluded in index|
|servlet url||SearchBlox servlet URL. Make sure that the port number is right. If your SearchBlox runs in 8080 port the URLs should be right.|