Add Send-As Alias

Create the From send-as alias for account in Gmail.

To use this action card, you must first set up a Google Cloud project and service account clients that have been delegated domain-wide authority. See Authorize an Account for Transfer of Ownership Features.

Options

Field Definition Type Required
Google Cloud Platform Project Project to which the user belongs.

A maximum of 100 projects are displayed.

Optionally, to specify a project by an email address, select Enter Service Account Email. If you select this option, then the Service Account field will also be populated with the same option. You must enter the email address in the Email field of the Service Account input section.

If a failure occurs and projects are not listed in the dropdown, then only the Enter Service Account Email option will be displayed.

Dropdown TRUE
Service Account Service account to which the user belongs.

A maximum of 100 service accounts are displayed.

If a failure occurs and accounts are not listed in the dropdown, then only the Enter Service Account Email option will be displayed.

Dropdown TRUE
Alias Type Alias for the account. Choose one of the following options:
  • Domain: alias is created within the user's primary domain.

  • Custom: alias is created in another domain. Allow users to send mail through an external SMTP server when configuring a from address hosted outside your email domain.

Dropdown TRUE

After creating an alias for an account in another domain, sign into the account, open the confirmation message from Gmail, and click the link to verify the alias.

Input

Field Definition Type Required
Service Account
Email

Email address of the service account.

If you select Enter Service Account Email from the Google Cloud Platform Project or Service Account option dropdowns, then a value for this input field is required.

String TRUE
User      
Email Email address of the user. String TRUE
Send As
Email Email address that appears in the From header for mail sent using the alias. String TRUE
Display Name Name that appears in the From header for mail sent using the alias. String FALSE
Reply To Address Email address that is included in a Reply-To header for mail sent using the alias. String FALSE
Signature HTML signature that is included in messages composed with the alias in the Gmail web user interface. String FALSE
Is Default? Indicates whether this address is selected as the default From address. Possible values are true or false.

Changing this from false to true for an address will result in this field becoming false for the other previous default address.

Boolean FALSE
Treat As Alias? Indicates whether Gmail should treat this address as an alias for the user's primary email address. Boolean FALSE
SMTP Host Hostname of the SMTP service.

This field displays when Custom is selected from Alias Type in Options.

String TRUE
SMTP Port Port of the SMTP service.

This field displays when Custom is selected from Alias Type in Options.

Number TRUE
SMTP Username Username that will be used for authentication with the SMTP service.

This field displays when Custom is selected from Alias Type in Options.

String TRUE
SMTP Password Password used for authentication with the SMTP service.

This field displays when Custom is selected from Alias Type in Options.

String TRUE
SMTP Security Mode Password used for authentication with the SMTP service. Choose one of the following options:
  • Security Mode Unspecified

  • None

  • SSL

  • STARTTTLS

This field displays when Custom is selected from Alias Type in Options.

Dropdown TRUE

To use the SMTP fields when using domains other than the primary domain, make sure that the Allow per-user outbound gateways checkbox is selected in Gmail settings.

Output

Field Definition Type
Email Email address of the user. String
Display Name Name that appears in the From header for mail sent using this alias. String
Reply To Address Email address that is included in a Reply-To header for mail sent using this alias. String
Signature HTML signature that is included in messages composed with this alias in the Gmail web user interface. String
Is Default? Indicates whether this address is selected as the default From address. Boolean
Treat As Alias? Indicates whether Gmail should treat this address as an alias for the user's primary email address. This setting only applies to custom from aliases. Boolean
Verification Status Indicates whether this email address has been verified and can act as a delegate for the account. By default, verification status is set to pending otherwise, the resource will be created with verification status set to accepted. String

Related topics

Gmail connector

Elements of Workflows

Gmail API documentation