Google OAuth 2.0 Service account with PHP and Google APIs

Published in: Google Cloud - PHP

This sample code uses Google Service Accounts with PHP to get a list of users in a Google Apps Domain using the Admin Directory API.

To get started, install the Google API PHP library, create a Google Service account with domain-wide delegation and save the private JSON file in the same directory as your PHP application.


  require_once __DIR__ . '/vendor/autoload.php';

  define('APPLICATION_NAME', 'Service Accounts Tutorial');
  define('SCOPES', implode(' ', array(


  $user = "";

  $client = new Google_Client();

  $service = new Google_Service_Directory($client);

  $optParams = array(
    'domain' => '',
    'maxResults' => 10,
    'orderBy' => 'email'

  $results = $service->users->listUsers($optParams);


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