Creating a Service AccountEach project has a service account associated with it. You can create a service account for your project in the Google Cloud Platform Console. When you create a service account, you obtain a key in P12 file format that can be used for authentication.
The high-level steps to create a service account are as follows:
- Create a service account.
For instructions on creating a service account and obtaining a P12 key type, go to Google Cloud Platform, Google Cloud Storage Authentication, Service account credentials.
- Save your PKCS12 key securely and remember its location. You will need this location when you create a virtual client.
- Delegate domain-wide authority to the service account.