AWS Secrets Manager is an AWS service that makes it easier for you to manage secrets. Secrets can be database credentials, passwords, third-party API keys, and even arbitrary text. Amazon Secrets Manager helps you protect sensitive information needed to access your cloud applications, services, and resources. The main benefits of using AWS Secrets Manager are a secure and automatic rotation of secrets – you can rotate secrets safely, on a regular schedule, without the need for code deployments.
Perform the following steps to use secrets manager :