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Upstream Firebase Admin Auth Policy

This policy adds a Firebase Admin token to the outgoing Authentication header allowing requests to Firebase using Service Account admin permissions. This can be useful for calling Firebase services such as Firestore through a Zuplo endpoint that is secured with other means of Authentication such as API keys. Additionally, this policy can be useful for service content to all API users (for example serving a specific Firestore document containing configuration data)

We recommend reading the serviceAccountJson from environment variables (so it is not checked in to source control) using the $env(ENV_VAR) syntax.


"name": "my-upstream-firebase-admin-auth-inbound-policy",
"policyType": "upstream-firebase-admin-auth-inbound",
"handler": {
"export": "UpstreamFirebaseAdminAuthInboundPolicy",
"module": "$import(@zuplo/runtime)",
"options": {
"serviceAccountJson": "$env(SERVICE_ACCOUNT_JSON)"
  • name the name of your policy instance. This is used as a reference in your routes.
  • policyType the identifier of the policy. This is used by the Zuplo UI. Value should be upstream-firebase-admin-auth-inbound.
  • handler/export The name of the exported type. Value should be UpstreamFirebaseAdminAuthInboundPolicy.
  • handler/module the module containing the policy. Value should be $import(@zuplo/runtime).
  • handler/options The options for this policy:
    • serviceAccountJson
      [object Object]
    • tokenRetries
      [object Object]
    • expirationOffsetSeconds
      [object Object]

Read more about how policies work