Difficulty: beginner
Estimated Time: 10-15 minutes

In this scenario, you'll learn how manage secrets using Kubernetes. Kubernetes allows you to create secrets that are mounted to a pod via environment variables or as a volume.

This allows secrets, such as SSL certificates or passwords, to only be managed via an infrastructure team in a secure way instead of having the passwords stored within the application's deployment artefacts.

Don’t stop now! The next scenario will only take about 10 minutes to complete.

Use Kubernetes to manage Secrets

Step 1 of 4

Step 1 - Start Kubernetes

To start we need to launch a Kubernetes cluster.

Execute the command below to start the cluster components and download the Kubectl CLI.