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How to delete a secret

Reviewed on 13 February 2024Published on 21 February 2023

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

Before you start

To complete the actions presented below, you must have:

  • A Scaleway account logged into the console
  • Owner status or IAM permissions allowing you to perform actions in the intended Organization
  • Generated an API key and enabled the SecretManagerFullAccess permission set
  • Created a secret and have not enabled secret protection on it
  1. Click Secret Manager in the Security and Identity section of the Scaleway console side menu.
  2. Select the region in which to delete the secret, in the Region drop-down.
  3. Access the secret you wish to delete. The secret’s Overview tab displays.
  4. Click Delete secret. A pop-up displays.
  5. Type DELETE and click Delete secret.
  • Although you cannot delete a protected secret, you can delete its versions
  • Deleting a secret is a permanent action. It erases every version you have created for your secret.
See also
How to manage a versionHow to delete a version
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