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Application Name

Enter an application name such as "PDI" or leave the default.

OAuth Service Email

Your Google Developer Service Account's Email Address (e.g. "<random>").

Key file

The path to the P12 private key associated with your OAuth Service account.

Specify tableId directly

Check this option if you want to specify the tableId directly without getting the tableId from the profile.

Get tableId from profile

Select the tableId from your profile.

Query Definition



Start Date

Specifies the start date associated with the query.  The date must be entered in the following format: YYYY-MM-DD.

End Date

Specifies the end date associated with the query. The date must be entered in the following format: YYYY-MM-DD.


Specifies the dimension fields for which you want to query.  The Google Analytics API documentation provides you with a list of valid inputs and metrics that can be combined.


Specifies the metrics fields you want returned.  At least one metric must be provided.


Specifies the filter (described in the Google Analytics API documentation).  Here is an example: 'ga:country==Algeria'.


Specifies a field on which to sort.  Here is an example: 'ga:city'.

Specify a segment for the query

Allows you to specify a segment for the query.  A segment is analogous to a database "view."

Use custom segment

Check this option, when you want to specify a custom segment.  A segment is analogous to a database "view."

Use predefined segment

Select from the predefined segments. A segment is analogous to a database "view."


Click Get Fields to retrieve a list of possible fields based on the query you defined.
Click Preview to preview data based on the defined query.

Metadata Injection Support

All fields of this step support metadata injection. You can use this step with ETL Metadata Injection to pass metadata to your transformation at runtime.


  • Google Analytics Query Explorer: This tool lets you play with the Core Reporting API by building queries to get data from your Google Analytics profiles. You can use these queries in the step.
  • Reference guides for Google Analytics:, Dimensions & Metrics.