Microsoft has released the second preview of the Secrets Management Module, a PowerShell module for managing secrets and credentials.
Microsoft unveiled the PowerShell Secrets at Ignite 2019 as a new way to securely manage secrets in cloud environments that rely on components from multiple vendors, such as many secrets providers.
The module provides a set of cdmlets that let users store secrets locally using a vault provider and access secrets from remote vaults. Users can register and unregister local and remote vaults on the local machine to manage and retrieve secrets. Microsoft released the first preview in February and now has issued the second preview.
Microsoft created Secrets Management to address some of the challenges PowerShell developers face when advanced scripts require multiple secrets for coordinating across different clouds. The Secrets Management Module supports several