Get File Permissions

Look up the permission settings of a particular user for a particular file.


Field Definition Type Required
Is case sensitive Search? By comparing user data and permissions, Yes indicates that no change will be made to any value in the search results from Google Drive when comparing user data and permissions; No (default) indicates that each permission property will be formatted to lower case and then compared to the user value. Dropdown FALSE
Search By Email (default) retrieves permissions by email address; Domain retrieves permissions by domain value; Anyone selects the first permission with type anyone (results are not affected by the values from the Is case sensitive Search? dropdown).

If Anyone is selected, no input field will appear in the card's input section. This option will not require any specific search criteria.

Dropdown FALSE


Field Definition Type Required
File ID Unique ID of the file. The ID of a file can be found by navigating to the Google Drive web. Right-click on the file and select get sharable link. The File ID is the last part of that link, after id=. Example: Make sure to select the entire ID (about 20 characters long).

Alternatively, use the Search Files action card to find the file by name. See Search Files. The Search Files card has a File ID output field that can be dragged into this input field.

String TRUE
Search By
Email If Email is selected as the input option, permission information will be retrieved for an email address. String TRUE
Domain If Domain is selected as the input option, permission information will be retrieved for a specific domain. String TRUE


Field Definition Type
Permission ID Permission ID for the user. String
Display Name Display name of the user. String
Role Role associated with the user. String

Related topics

Google Drive connector

Workflow elements

G Suite API documentation