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Google Apps Connector recon failed "ConnectorIOException: 401 Unauthorized" (Doc ID 2164376.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2019

Applies to:

Identity Manager Connector - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Installed Google Apps Connector successfully and followed the connector guide for the configuration.

GoogleApps Group Lookup Reconciliation fails with the below error.


[2016-07-19T15:24:56.707-07:00] [oim_server1] [ERROR] [] [ORG.IDENTITYCONNECTORS.GOOGLEAPPS.OPERATION.GOOGLEAPPSSEARCH] [tid: Thread-114] [userId: oiminternal] [ecid: 0000LO5FmtQFw000jzwkno1NZeUF000004,1:29440] [APP: oim#] org.identityconnectors.googleapps.operation.GoogleAppsSearch : searchGroupsAndReturn : Bad request or Invalid input given

[2016-07-19T15:24:56.709-07:00] [oim_server1] [ERROR] [] [ORACLE.IAM.CONNECTORS.ICFCOMMON.RECON.LOOKUPRECONTASK] [tid: OIMQuartzScheduler_Worker-3] [userId: oiminternal] [ecid: 0000LO5FmtQFw000jzwkno1NZeUF000004,1:29431] [APP: oim#] oracle.iam.connectors.icfcommon.recon.LookupReconTask : execute : Error during execution[[
org.identityconnectors.framework.common.exceptions.ConnectorIOException: 401 Unauthorized
"error" : "unauthorized_client",
"error_description" : "Unauthorized client or scope in request."
at org.identityconnectors.googleapps.operation.GoogleAppsSearch.searchGroupsAndReturn(
at org.identityconnectors.googleapps.operation.GoogleAppsSearch.searchGroups(
at org.identityconnectors.googleapps.GoogleAppsConnector.executeQuery(
at org.identityconnectors.googleapps.GoogleAppsConnector.executeQuery(
at org.identityconnectors.framework.impl.api.local.operations.SearchImpl.rawSearch(


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