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Version: 2.0.0

Kubernetes Secrets

Kubernetes Secrets let you store sensitive data with less risk of exposing this information. You can create secrets to set up Aerospike authentication, TLS, and features.conf. See Manage-TLS-Certificates for more details.

Create a Secret for a Folder

To create a Kubernetes Secret for connectivity to the Aerospike cluster, use the following command to package the Aerospike features.conf in a folder and convert it to a Secret:

kubectl  -n aerospike create secret generic aerospike-secret --from-file=config/samples/secrets

To deploy the change, update the name of the Secret in the aerospikeConfigSecret spec of the cluster's CR file, then use kubectl to apply the change.

kubectl apply -f aerospike-cluster.yaml

Create a Secret for a Password

Use kubectl to create a Secret which contains the password for Aerospike cluster admin user.

kubectl  -n aerospike create secret generic auth-secret --from-literal=password='admin123'

To deploy with the Operator, you must include the names of the Secrets for each user in the cluster's CR file.

For example, suppose that you want to give two people access to the Aerospike cluster. For the admin user, you create a secret named admin-secret. For the user, you create a secret named user-secret. To enable security for the cluster:

spec:
.
.
.
aerospikeAccessControl:
users:
- name: admin
secretName: admin-secret
roles:
- sys-admin
- user-admin
- name: user
secret-name: user-secret
roles:
- data-admin
.
.

Save and exit the CR file, then use kubectl to apply the change.

kubectl apply -f aerospike-cluster.yaml