Authenticate from a service account

Authenticate to an Identity-Aware Proxy (IAP)-secured resource from a service account.

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Code sample

C#


using Google.Apis.Auth.OAuth2;
using System.Net.Http;
using System.Net.Http.Headers;
using System.Threading;
using System.Threading.Tasks;

public class IAPClient
{
    /// <summary>
    /// Makes a request to a IAP secured application by first obtaining
    /// an OIDC token.
    /// </summary>
    /// <param name="iapClientId">The client ID observed on 
    /// https://console.cloud.google.com/apis/credentials. </param>
    /// <param name="uri">HTTP URI to fetch.</param>
    /// <param name="cancellationToken">The token to propagate operation cancel notifications.</param>
    /// <returns>The HTTP response message.</returns>
    public async Task<HttpResponseMessage> InvokeRequestAsync(
        string iapClientId, string uri, CancellationToken cancellationToken = default)
    {
        // Get the OidcToken.
        // You only need to do this once in your application
        // as long as you can keep a reference to the returned OidcToken.
        OidcToken oidcToken = await GetOidcTokenAsync(iapClientId, cancellationToken);

        // Before making an HTTP request, always obtain the string token from the OIDC token,
        // the OIDC token will refresh the string token if it expires.
        string token = await oidcToken.GetAccessTokenAsync(cancellationToken);

        // Include the OIDC token in an Authorization: Bearer header to 
        // IAP-secured resource
        // Note: Normally you would use an HttpClientFactory to build the httpClient.
        // For simplicity we are building the HttpClient directly.
        using HttpClient httpClient = new HttpClient();
        httpClient.DefaultRequestHeaders.Authorization = new AuthenticationHeaderValue("Bearer", token);
        return await httpClient.GetAsync(uri, cancellationToken);
    }

    /// <summary>
    /// Obtains an OIDC token for authentication an IAP request.
    /// </summary>
    /// <param name="iapClientId">The client ID observed on 
    /// https://console.cloud.google.com/apis/credentials. </param>
    /// <param name="cancellationToken">The token to propagate operation cancel notifications.</param>
    /// <returns>The HTTP response message.</returns>
    public async Task<OidcToken> GetOidcTokenAsync(string iapClientId, CancellationToken cancellationToken)
    {
        // Obtain the application default credentials.
        GoogleCredential credential = await GoogleCredential.GetApplicationDefaultAsync(cancellationToken);

        // Request an OIDC token for the Cloud IAP-secured client ID.
       return await credential.GetOidcTokenAsync(OidcTokenOptions.FromTargetAudience(iapClientId), cancellationToken);
    }
}

Go

import (
	"context"
	"fmt"
	"io"
	"net/http"

	"google.golang.org/api/idtoken"
)

// makeIAPRequest makes a request to an application protected by Identity-Aware
// Proxy with the given audience.
func makeIAPRequest(w io.Writer, request *http.Request, audience string) error {
	// request, err := http.NewRequest("GET", "http://example.com", nil)
	// audience := "IAP_CLIENT_ID.apps.googleusercontent.com"
	ctx := context.Background()

	// client is a http.Client that automatically adds an "Authorization" header
	// to any requests made.
	client, err := idtoken.NewClient(ctx, audience)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("idtoken.NewClient: %v", err)
	}

	response, err := client.Do(request)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("client.Do: %v", err)
	}
	defer response.Body.Close()
	if _, err := io.Copy(w, response.Body); err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("io.Copy: %v", err)
	}

	return nil
}

Java


import com.google.api.client.http.HttpRequest;
import com.google.api.client.http.HttpRequestInitializer;
import com.google.api.client.http.HttpTransport;
import com.google.api.client.http.javanet.NetHttpTransport;
import com.google.auth.http.HttpCredentialsAdapter;
import com.google.auth.oauth2.GoogleCredentials;
import com.google.auth.oauth2.IdTokenCredentials;
import com.google.auth.oauth2.IdTokenProvider;
import com.google.common.base.Preconditions;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.util.Collections;

public class BuildIapRequest {
  private static final String IAM_SCOPE = "https://www.googleapis.com/auth/iam";

  private static final HttpTransport httpTransport = new NetHttpTransport();

  private BuildIapRequest() {}

  private static IdTokenProvider getIdTokenProvider() throws IOException {
    GoogleCredentials credentials =
        GoogleCredentials.getApplicationDefault().createScoped(Collections.singleton(IAM_SCOPE));

    Preconditions.checkNotNull(credentials, "Expected to load credentials");
    Preconditions.checkState(
        credentials instanceof IdTokenProvider,
        String.format(
            "Expected credentials that can provide id tokens, got %s instead",
            credentials.getClass().getName()));

    return (IdTokenProvider) credentials;
  }

  /**
   * Clone request and add an IAP Bearer Authorization header with signed JWT token.
   *
   * @param request Request to add authorization header
   * @param iapClientId OAuth 2.0 client ID for IAP protected resource
   * @return Clone of request with Bearer style authorization header with signed jwt token.
   * @throws IOException exception creating signed JWT
   */
  public static HttpRequest buildIapRequest(HttpRequest request, String iapClientId)
      throws IOException {

    IdTokenProvider idTokenProvider = getIdTokenProvider();
    IdTokenCredentials credentials =
        IdTokenCredentials.newBuilder()
            .setIdTokenProvider(idTokenProvider)
            .setTargetAudience(iapClientId)
            .build();

    HttpRequestInitializer httpRequestInitializer = new HttpCredentialsAdapter(credentials);

    return httpTransport
        .createRequestFactory(httpRequestInitializer)
        .buildRequest(request.getRequestMethod(), request.getUrl(), request.getContent());
  }
}

Node.js

/**
 * TODO(developer): Uncomment these variables before running the sample.
 */
// const url = 'https://some.iap.url';
// const targetAudience = 'IAP_CLIENT_ID.apps.googleusercontent.com';

const {GoogleAuth} = require('google-auth-library');
const auth = new GoogleAuth();

async function request() {
  console.info(`request IAP ${url} with target audience ${targetAudience}`);
  const client = await auth.getIdTokenClient(targetAudience);
  const res = await client.request({url});
  console.info(res.data);
}

request().catch(err => {
  console.error(err.message);
  process.exitCode = 1;
});

PHP

namespace Google\Cloud\Samples\Iap;

# Imports Auth libraries and Guzzle HTTP libraries.
use Google\Auth\ApplicationDefaultCredentials;
use GuzzleHttp\Client;
use GuzzleHttp\HandlerStack;

/**
 * Make a request to an application protected by Identity-Aware Proxy.
 *
 * @param string $url The Identity-Aware Proxy-protected URL to fetch.
 * @param string $clientId The client ID used by Identity-Aware Proxy.
 *
 * @return The response body.
 */
function make_iap_request($url, $clientId)
{
    // create middleware, using the client ID as the target audience for IAP
    $middleware = ApplicationDefaultCredentials::getIdTokenMiddleware($clientId);
    $stack = HandlerStack::create();
    $stack->push($middleware);

    // create the HTTP client
    $client = new Client([
        'handler' => $stack,
        'auth' => 'google_auth'
    ]);

    // make the request
    $response = $client->get($url);
    print('Printing out response body:');
    print($response->getBody());
}

Python

from google.auth.transport.requests import Request
from google.oauth2 import id_token
import requests


def make_iap_request(url, client_id, method='GET', **kwargs):
    """Makes a request to an application protected by Identity-Aware Proxy.

    Args:
      url: The Identity-Aware Proxy-protected URL to fetch.
      client_id: The client ID used by Identity-Aware Proxy.
      method: The request method to use
              ('GET', 'OPTIONS', 'HEAD', 'POST', 'PUT', 'PATCH', 'DELETE')
      **kwargs: Any of the parameters defined for the request function:
                https://github.com/requests/requests/blob/master/requests/api.py
                If no timeout is provided, it is set to 90 by default.

    Returns:
      The page body, or raises an exception if the page couldn't be retrieved.
    """
    # Set the default timeout, if missing
    if 'timeout' not in kwargs:
        kwargs['timeout'] = 90

    # Obtain an OpenID Connect (OIDC) token from metadata server or using service
    # account.
    open_id_connect_token = id_token.fetch_id_token(Request(), client_id)

    # Fetch the Identity-Aware Proxy-protected URL, including an
    # Authorization header containing "Bearer " followed by a
    # Google-issued OpenID Connect token for the service account.
    resp = requests.request(
        method, url,
        headers={'Authorization': 'Bearer {}'.format(
            open_id_connect_token)}, **kwargs)
    if resp.status_code == 403:
        raise Exception('Service account does not have permission to '
                        'access the IAP-protected application.')
    elif resp.status_code != 200:
        raise Exception(
            'Bad response from application: {!r} / {!r} / {!r}'.format(
                resp.status_code, resp.headers, resp.text))
    else:
        return resp.text

Ruby

# url = "The Identity-Aware Proxy-protected URL to fetch"
# client_id = "The client ID used by Identity-Aware Proxy"
require "googleauth"
require "faraday"

# The client ID as the target audience for IAP
id_token_creds = Google::Auth::Credentials.default target_audience: client_id

headers = {}
id_token_creds.client.apply! headers

resp = Faraday.get url, nil, headers

if resp.status == 200
  puts "X-Goog-Iap-Jwt-Assertion:"
  puts resp.body
else
  puts "Error requesting IAP"
  puts resp.status
  puts resp.headers
end

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