You can use Secrets Manager (SSM) to centrally retrieve, manage, and store different types of secrets, including encrypted database credentials, API keys, other keys, and sensitive configuration. SSM enables you to effectively avoid plaintext leakage caused by hardcoding and business risks caused by out-of-control permissions.
Sign up for a Tencent Cloud account and complete the identity verification. For more information, please see Signing up for a Tencent Cloud Account.
Go to the SSM Purchase Page, read and select the relevant billing description, and then click Activate Now.
To activate KMS and authorize SSM, you can perform the following steps:
After activation, you can manage secrets by enabling and saving to deleting in the SSM console, SDK or the command line interface (CLI).