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.

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.

launch.sh