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Class: Aws::ECS::Types::Secret

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When passing Secret as input to an Aws::Client method, you can use a vanilla Hash:

  name: "String", # required
  value_from: "String", # required

An object representing the secret to expose to your container. Secrets can be exposed to a container in the following ways:

  • To inject sensitive data into your containers as environment variables, use the secrets container definition parameter.

  • To reference sensitive information in the log configuration of a container, use the secretOptions container definition parameter.

For more information, see Specifying Sensitive Data in the Amazon Elastic Container Service Developer Guide.

Instance Attribute Summary collapse

Instance Attribute Details


The name of the secret.


  • (String)

    The name of the secret.


The secret to expose to the container. The supported values are either the full ARN of the AWS Secrets Manager secret or the full ARN of the parameter in the AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store.

If the AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store parameter exists in the same Region as the task you are launching, then you can use either the full ARN or name of the parameter. If the parameter exists in a different Region, then the full ARN must be specified.


  • (String)

    The secret to expose to the container.