Assuming you aleady
- Created a Google Cloud Project
- (Optional) Setup Google Cloud SDK
Create Cron Job
Go to Google Cloud Console -> Cloud Scheduler.
Create a job.
- Frequency: Weekly =
0 0 * * 0, more example.
- Time zone
- HTTP method:
- Body: EMPTY
Create. You can test the cron job immediately using
Secure with Authentication
You might want to secure your cloud functions to be triggered by Cloud Sceduler only, and prevent direct access.
Create a job, fill in the following as well.
- Auth header:
Add OIDC account
- Service account: e.g.
[email protected]_ID.iam.gserviceaccount.com. Pick an existing email from Google Cloud Console -> Service account or create a new service account for authentication purpose (Roles, Grant users access and Create key is not required).
- Audience: Leave it empty and it shall be filled with the Cloud Functions URL.
NOTE: Refer to Secure Cloud Functions With OIDC Account (from Cloud Scheduler).