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The Kubernetes External Secrets have evolved into an Operator: External Secrets Operator What does it bring to the table?
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By using the Kubernetes External Secrets we can use external secret management systems, like AWS Secrets Manager or Vault, to securely add secrets in Kubernetes.
This is achieved by by using the ExternalSecret object which declares how to fetch the secret data, while the KES controller converts the ExternalSecrets to Secrets. The conversion is completely transparent to Pods that can access Secrets normally.