GCP Firestore (Datastore mode)

Detailed information on the GCP Firestore state store component

Component format

To setup GCP Firestore state store create a component of type state.gcp.firestore. See this guide on how to create and apply a state store configuration.

apiVersion: dapr.io/v1alpha1
kind: Component
  name: <NAME>
  type: state.gcp.firestore
  version: v1
  - name: project_id
    value: <REPLACE-WITH-PROJECT-ID> # Required.
  - name: endpoint # Optional. 
    value: "http://localhost:8432"
  - name: private_key_id
    value: <REPLACE-WITH-PRIVATE-KEY-ID> # Optional.
  - name: private_key
    value: <REPLACE-WITH-PRIVATE-KEY> # Optional, but Required if `private_key_id` is specified.
  - name: client_email
    value: <REPLACE-WITH-CLIENT-EMAIL> # Optional, but Required if `private_key_id` is specified.
  - name: client_id
    value: <REPLACE-WITH-CLIENT-ID> # Optional, but Required if `private_key_id` is specified.
  - name: auth_uri
    value: <REPLACE-WITH-AUTH-URI> # Optional.
  - name: token_uri
    value: <REPLACE-WITH-TOKEN-URI> # Optional.
  - name: auth_provider_x509_cert_url
    value: <REPLACE-WITH-AUTH-X509-CERT-URL> # Optional.
  - name: client_x509_cert_url
    value: <REPLACE-WITH-CLIENT-x509-CERT-URL> # Optional.
  - name: entity_kind
    value: <REPLACE-WITH-ENTITY-KIND> # Optional. default: "DaprState"
  - name: noindex
    value: <REPLACE-WITH-BOOLEAN> # Optional. default: "false"
  - name: type 
    value: <REPLACE-WITH-CREDENTIALS-TYPE> # Deprecated.

Spec metadata fields

Field Required Details Example
project_id Y The ID of the GCP project to use "project-id"
endpoint N GCP endpoint for the component to use. Only used for local development with (for example) GCP Datastore Emulator. The endpoint is unnecessary when running against the GCP production API. "localhost:8432"
private_key_id N The ID of the prvate key to use "private-key-id"
privateKey N If using explicit credentials, this field should contain the private_key field from the service account json -----BEGIN PRIVATE KEY-----MIIBVgIBADANBgkqhkiG9w0B
client_email N The email address for the client "eample@example.com"
client_id N The client id value to use for authentication "client-id"
auth_uri N The authentication URI to use "https://accounts.google.com/o/oauth2/auth"
token_uri N The token URI to query for Auth token "https://oauth2.googleapis.com/token"
auth_provider_x509_cert_url N The auth provider certificate URL "https://www.googleapis.com/oauth2/v1/certs"
client_x509_cert_url N The client certificate URL "https://www.googleapis.com/robot/v1/metadata/x509/x"
entity_kind N The entity name in Filestore. Defaults to "DaprState" "DaprState"
noindex N Whether to disable indexing of state entities. Use this setting if you encounter Firestore index size limitations. Defaults to "false" "true"
type N DEPRECATED The credentials type "serviceaccount"

GCP Credentials

Since the GCP Firestore component uses the GCP Go Client Libraries, by default it authenticates using Application Default Credentials. This is explained in the Authenticate to GCP Cloud services using client libraries guide.

Setup GCP Firestore

You can use the GCP Datastore emulator to run locally using the instructions here.

You can then interact with the server using http://localhost:8432.

Follow the instructions here to get started with setting up Firestore in Google Cloud.