oc-create-secret-generic man page

oc create secret generic — Create a secret from a local file, directory or literal value.

Synopsis

oc create secret generic [Options]

Description

Create a secret based on a file, directory, or specified literal value.

A single secret may package one or more key/value pairs.

When creating a secret based on a file, the key will default to the basename of the file, and the value will default to the file content. If the basename is an invalid key, you may specify an alternate key.

When creating a secret based on a directory, each file whose basename is a valid key in the directory will be packaged into the secret. Any directory entries except regular files are ignored (e.g. subdirectories, symlinks, devices, pipes, etc).

Options

--dry-run=false
If true, only print the object that would be sent, without sending it.
--from-file=[]
Key files can be specified using their file path, in which case a default name will be given to them, or optionally with a name and file path, in which case the given name will be used. Specifying a directory will iterate each named file in the directory that is a valid secret key.
--from-literal=[]
Specify a key and literal value to insert in secret (i.e. mykey=somevalue)
--generator="secret/v1"
The name of the API generator to use.
--no-headers=false
When using the default output, don't print headers.
-o, --output=""
Output format. One of: json|yaml|wide|name|go-template=...|go-template-file=...|jsonpath=...|jsonpath-file=... See golang template [ ⟨http://golang.org/pkg/text/template/#pk…⟩] and jsonpath template [ ⟨http://releases.k8s.io/release-1.3/docs…⟩].
--output-version=""
Output the formatted object with the given group version (for ex: 'extensions/v1beta1').
--save-config=false
If true, the configuration of current object will be saved in its annotation. This is useful when you want to perform kubectl apply on this object in the future.
--schema-cache-dir=" /.kube/schema"
If non-empty, load/store cached API schemas in this directory, default is '$HOME/.kube/schema'
-a, --show-all=true
When printing, show all resources (false means hide terminated pods.)
--show-labels=false
When printing, show all labels as the last column (default hide labels column)
--sort-by=""
If non-empty, sort list types using this field specification. The field specification is expressed as a JSONPath expression (e.g. '{.metadata.name}'). The field in the API resource specified by this JSONPath expression must be an integer or a string.
--template=""
Template string or path to template file to use when -o=go-template, -o=go-template-file. The template format is golang templates [ ⟨http://golang.org/pkg/text/template/#pk…⟩].
--type=""
The type of secret to create
--validate=false
If true, use a schema to validate the input before sending it

Options Inherited from Parent Commands

--api-version=""
DEPRECATED: The API version to use when talking to the server

--as=""
Username to impersonate for the operation.

--certificate-authority=""
Path to a cert. file for the certificate authority.

--client-certificate=""
Path to a client certificate file for TLS.

--client-key=""
Path to a client key file for TLS.

--cluster=""
The name of the kubeconfig cluster to use

--config=""
Path to the config file to use for CLI requests.

--context=""
The name of the kubeconfig context to use

--google-json-key=""
The Google Cloud Platform Service Account JSON Key to use for authentication.

--insecure-skip-tls-verify=false
If true, the server's certificate will not be checked for validity. This will make your HTTPS connections insecure.

--log-flush-frequency=0
Maximum number of seconds between log flushes

--match-server-version=false
Require server version to match client version

-n, --namespace=""
If present, the namespace scope for this CLI request.

--server=""
The address and port of the Kubernetes API server

--token=""
Bearer token for authentication to the API server.

--user=""
The name of the kubeconfig user to use

Example

# Create a new secret named my-secret with keys for each file in folder bar
oc create secret generic my-secret --from-file=path/to/bar

# Create a new secret named my-secret with specified keys instead of names on disk
oc create secret generic my-secret --from-file=ssh-privatekey= /.ssh/id_rsa --from-file=ssh-publickey= /.ssh/id_rsa.pub

# Create a new secret named my-secret with key1=supersecret and key2=topsecret
oc create secret generic my-secret --from-literal=key1=supersecret --from-literal=key2=topsecret

See Also

oc-create-secret(1),

History

June 2016, Ported from the Kubernetes man-doc generator

Referenced By

oc-create-secret(1).

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