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How to create a secret with Secret Manager

Reviewed on 16 June 2023Published on 21 February 2023

This page explains how to create a secret using the Scaleway console.

Security & Identity (IAM):

You may need certain IAM permissions to carry out some actions described on this page. This means:

  • you are the Owner of the Scaleway Organization in which the actions will be carried out, or
  • you are an IAM user of the Organization, with a policy granting you the necessary permission sets
Requirements:
  1. Click Secret Manager in the Security and Identity section of the Scaleway console side menu. The Secret Manager overview page displays.
  2. Click Create secret.
    Note:

    The Certificate secret type ensures that the content of your secret’s versions complies with the PEM file format.

  3. Configure your secret:
    • Select the region in which you want to create your secret. Your secret will be duplicated in all the Availability Zones of the selected region.
    • Choose the path in which you want to store your secret, or create a new path.
    • Enter a name for your secret and optional tags.
    • Add your secret manually or click «Plus Icon» to import it from a file.
    Note:

    The maximum file size for your secret is 64 KiB.

  4. Click Create secret.
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