February 25, 2021

In Kubernetes we can use the Secret object to store any sensitive information to be used within the Pod app without the need of being hard-coded inside the Pod spec or inside the container image.

Secrets values are stored by default as base64 encoded strings, which means we need to encode them before being saved them(and decode if we want to see its values) which can make the whole process a little bit cumbersome but easily solvable with some scripting.