note: This article describes how to deploy GitHub secrets in Azure Kubernetes clusters using GitHub actions. It should be more or less applicable regardless of which code repository and CI/CD platform you use.

In part 1, I described the issues of managing environmental variables between software developers and traditional operations groups. You can read it here:
https://forrestkc.medium.com/deploying-configmaps-with-apps-to-kubernetes-b56224432824

In this article, I am going to talk about secrets, specifically creating K8s secrets from GitHub secrets. Credentials like database credentials and api keys should not be stored in the repo itself, but rather in a Github secret. …

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