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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
  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.

    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.

    The maximum file size for your secret is 64 KiB.

  4. Click Create secret.
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