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Google Alert Center

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Version: 1.0
Updated: Dec 12, 2023

Google Alert Center relies on the Google Workspace Alert Center API which empowers administrators to efficiently manage alerts on issues affecting the domain.

Actions

  • Create Alert Feedback (Notification) - Creates new feedback for an alert.
  • Delete Alerts (Notification) - Marks the specified alerts for deletion. An alert that has been marked for deletion is removed from Alert Center after 30 days.
  • Get Alert (Enrichment) - Gets the specified alert.
  • List Alert Feedback (Enrichment) - Lists all the feedback for an alert.
  • List Alerts (Enrichment) - Lists the alerts.
  • Undelete Alerts (Notification) - Restores, or "undeletes", an alert that was marked for deletion within the past 30 days.

Google Alert Center Configuration

To create a Service Account in Google Workspace and generate the JSON file needed to configure the Google Alert Center integration, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the Google Cloud portal.
  2. Select a Google Cloud project (or create a new one).
  3. Go to the API&Services > Credentials page.
  4. Click CREATE CREDENTIALS and select Service Account.
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  5. Enter a Service account name to display in the Google Cloud console. The Google Cloud console generates a service account ID based on this name.
  6. Optional: Enter a description of the service account.
  7. Skip two optional grant permissions steps and click Done to complete the service account creation.
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  8. Click on the generated service account to open the details.
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  9. Under the KEYS tab, Click ADD KEY and choose Create new key.
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  10. Click on CREATE (make sure JSON is selected).
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  11. The JSON file is downloaded. Make sure you save it in a safe place.
  12. Enable the Google Workspace Alert Center API for the project at https://console.cloud.google.com/apis/library/alertcenter.googleapis.com.
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  13. Go to https://admin.google.com/ac/owl/domainwidedelegation to open the Domain-Wide delegation settings in the Google Admin portal.
  14. Click on Add new.
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  15. In the Client ID field, provide the client ID from the JSON file.
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  16. In the OAuth scopes (comma-delimited) field, provide the following scopes: 'https://www.googleapis.com/auth/apps.alerts'
  17. Click Authorize.
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Google Alert Center in Automation Service and Cloud SOAR

  • Label. The desired name for the resource.
  • User Service Account JSON. Provide the content of the JSON file generated in the previous steps. Open the file and copy-paste the whole content in the field.
  • Admin User Email. The e-mail address of an admin user.

Change Log

  • December 12, 2023 (v1.0) - First upload
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