Overview of using secrets with external systems
Secrets allow Armory CD-as-a-Service to authenticate with external systems and tools during a deployment.
You can store credentials for metrics providers like New Relic, DataDog, or Prometheus as secrets. Armory CD-as-a-Service uses these credentials to authenticate with your metric provider when querying for application metrics during a canary analysis.
You can store long-lived Kubernetes authentication tokens as secrets. Armory CD-as-a-Service uses these credentials to deploy, scale, and cache Kubernetes resources.
You can store GitHub Personal Access Tokens (PATs) as secrets. You can configure a webhook to authenticate with a GitHub PAT to kick off GitHub Actions-based integration tests during a deployment.
Secrets are encrypted in transit and at rest. They are additionally encrypted at rest with a per-tenant key using AES-256 encryption.
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