credentials_gce

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Get a token for Google Compute Engine

Uses the metadata service available on GCE VMs to fetch an access token.

Usage
credentials_gce(scopes = NULL, service_account = "default", ...)
Arguments
scopes

A character vector of scopes to request. Pick from those listed in OAuth 2.0 Scopes for Google APIs.

For certain token flows, the "https://www.googleapis.com/auth/userinfo.email" scope is unconditionally included. This grants permission to retrieve the email address associated with a token; gargle uses this to index cached OAuth tokens. This grants no permission to view or send email. It is considered a low value scope and does not appear on the consent screen.

service_account

Name of the GCE service account to use.

...

Additional arguments passed to all credential functions.

Value

A GceToken() or NULL.

See Also

https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/storing-retrieving-metadata

Other credential functions: credentials_app_default, credentials_service_account, credentials_user_oauth2, token_fetch

Aliases
  • credentials_gce
Examples
# NOT RUN {
credentials_gce()
# }
Documentation reproduced from package gargle, version 0.1.3, License: MIT + file LICENSE

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