Read Folder Info

Read a folder's metadata in Google Drive by using folder ID.

Required fields are indicated in red.

Unless otherwise mentioned, all fields are text.


  • Folder ID: unique ID of the folder



  • Folder Name: name of the folder

  • Description: description of the folder

  • Starred(True/False): whether the folder is starred

  • Parent Item ID (list): output for all of the parent folders inside of which the folder that created this workflow exists

  • Version: monotonically increasing version number for the folder, this reflects every change made to the folder on the server, even those not visible to the requesting user

  • Web View Link (URL): url for the link that will pull up the folder inside Google Drive

  • Created Time(date - iso format): date when the folder was created

  • Modified Time (date - iso format): date when the folder was last modified

  • Capabilities(list): capabilities of the folder

  • Last Modified User: name of the user who last modified the folder

Permissions - permissions specific information about the folder.

  • Shared (true/false): whether the folder is shared and accessible

  • Owner: name of the person who owns the folder

  • Editors (list): names of people who have edit access to the folder

  • Viewers (list): names of people who have viewer access to the folder

  • Commenters (list): names of people who have comment access to the folder

  • Allow File Discovery (true/false): whether the folder is discoverable through search inside Google Drive

  • Writers Can Share (true/false): whether the people with write access can share the folder

Related topics

Google Drive connector

About the elements of Okta Workflows

G Suite API documentation