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How to manage a secret with Secret Manager

Reviewed on 12 February 2024Published on 21 February 2023

The process of managing a secret might differ depending on whether your secret is ephemeral or not.

Find out how to copy the ID of your secret, how to update its description and tags, how to enable secret protection on it, and how to update its ephemeral policy 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
  1. Click Secret Manager in the Security and Identity section of the Scaleway console side menu.
  2. Select the region, in the Region drop-down.
  3. Access the secret you wish to manage. The secret’s Overview tab displays.
  4. Click the copy icon next to Secret’s ID to copy the ID of your secret.
  5. Add a description under the Description section and save it.
  6. Click «Toogle Icon» under the Secret protection section to enable or disable secret protection.
  7. Click the Tags bar and add tags to organize your secret.
See also
How to create secretsHow to add a version
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