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kubectl-modify-secret

kubectl-modify-secret is a kubectl plugin that allows user to modify the secret without having to worry about doing base64 encoding/decoding.

This plugin pulls the secret from Kubernetes, and open the configured editor with just the decoded secret data. Once user makes changes, save and quit the editor, the plugin automatically apply the updated data to Kubernetes.

using kubectl-modify-secret plugin

Installing

  • install krew using instructions here
  • run kubectl krew update
  • run kubectl krew install modify-secret

installing kubectl-modify-secret plugin

Usage

  • use namespace and kubeconfig from $KUBECONFIG current context
    kubectl modify-secret xyz
  • provide namespace explicitly
    kubectl modify-secret xyz -n kube-system
  • use different kubeconfig file
    kubectl modify-secret xyz --kubeconfig /path/to/different/kube/config
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