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 - 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.