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Secrets view#

Kubernetes Secrets provide a secure and efficient way to manage sensitive information, such as passwords, tokens, and certificates. They are crucial for safeguarding confidential data and ensuring it's available only to authorized components within the cluster. Secrets are instrumental in enhancing security and maintaining the integrity of your applications. See Kubernetes Documentation: Secrets for details.

The Secrets table lists the cluster Secrets. You can click the list items and open the details panel with comprehensive information and various options. The Namespace drop-down list filters the cluster objects by namespaces. You can also search for a specific item using the Search Secrets input field.

You can resize and reorder the table columns. Drag the column border in the table header to change the width. To change the column position, drag its header left or right. Also, you can sort objects in ascending or descending order by clicking the header of a column and configure the column visibility. By default, the table consists of the following columns:


The table content can be exported in the CSV file format.

Column Description
Name The name of the Secret.
Namespace The namespace in which the Secret resides.
Labels Labels associated with the Secret for categorization and filtering.
Keys The number of keys contained within the Secret.
Type The type of the Secret, indicating its usage, e.g., Opaque, TLS, or Dockerconfigjson.
Age The age of the Secret, indicating its active duration.
More Actions Clicking on the button opens a drop-down list with the following actions:
  • Edit

    Changes the configuration of the Secret.

  • Delete

    Removes the Secret.