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Google Cloud Storage File Picker (legacy)

KNIME Google Cloud Storage Connectors version 4.3.3.v202105191129 by KNIME AG, Zurich, Switzerland

This is a legacy file handling node and will be replaced in the foreseeable future. For further information about the new file handling framework see the File Handling Guide.

This node reads the Google Cloud Storage connection and generates a signed URL that references a storage object. The URL is only valid for a specific period of time. Upon expiry, the URL will no longer remain active and an attempt to access the URL will generate an error. Google Cloud Storage objects do not have to have their permissions set to public in order to access them. Using the generated signed URL, any KNIME reader can be utilized to directly read the blob without having to fetch the blob locally first.


Remote File
The storage object, for which the signed URL should be created.
Expiration Time
The duration or UTC time after the signed URL becomes invalid. The maximum expiration time on Google Cloud Storage is 7 days.

Input Ports

Port object containing the connection information to Google Cloud Storage.

Output Ports

Variable port object containing the pre-signed URL to a storage object.

Best Friends (Incoming)

Best Friends (Outgoing)



To use this node in KNIME, install KNIME Google Cloud Storage Connection from the following update site:


A zipped version of the software site can be downloaded here.

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