Today Drone.io, the leading open source cloud native continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) platform, is announcing the official integration with the Kubernetes secret manager which secures, stores, and tightly controls access to tokens, passwords, certificates, API keys, and other secrets in modern computing. This integration allows you to securely share secrets stored in Kubernetes with your deployment pipelines.
Get Started using Drone.io with Kubernetes
Get started by installing the 0.9 technology preview and by installing the Kubernetes plugin. Once installed, the first step is to create a Kuberetes secret object (below). For demonostration purposes, lets store our Docker registry credentials, used to publish images to Dockerhub.
The secret should be visible in the dashboard once successfully created. Note that you can use the
X-Drone-Events annotations to limit which repositories and pipeline events have access to these secrets.
The next step is to define the external secrets in your
.drone.yml configuration file. In the below example, we expose the
password key values for secret
kind: pipeline name: default steps: - name: publish image: plugins/docker settings: repo: octocat/server tags: latest username: from_secret: docker_username password: from_secret: docker_password --- kind: secret name: docker_username get: path: docker name: username --- kind: secret name: docker_password get: path: docker name: password
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