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Version: v1.4.0

User Secrets manager secret provider

User Secrets secret provider brings local secrets during development to your application.

⚠️ When using User Secrets secret provider, it will look for secrets on the local disk which is not secure. This provider should only be used for development.

Installation#

Adding secrets from the User Secrets manager into the secret store requires following package:

PM > Install-Package Arcus.Security.Providers.UserSecrets

Configuration#

After installing the package, the addtional extensions becomes available when building the secret store.

using Microsoft.Extensions.Hosting;
public class Program{    public static void Main(string[] args)    {        CreateHostBuilder(args).Build().Run();    }
    public static IHostBuilder CreateHostBuilder(string[] args)    {            return Host.CreateDefaultBuilder(args)                   .ConfigureSecretStore((context, config, builder) =>                   {                         // Adds the user secrets secret source with specified user secrets ID.                         // A user secrets ID is a unique value used to store and identify a collection of secrets.
                         // `Progam`: The type from the assembly to search for an instance of `UserSecretsIdAttribute`.                         builder.AddUserSecrets<Program>();
                         // The user secrets ID which gets provided directly without looking up the `UserSecretsIdAttribute` in the assembly.                         builder.AddUserSecrets("bee01c693fe44766b1f3ef1e1f1f7883");
                         // The user secrets ID, using lower case transformation before looking up secrets.                         // Example - When looking up `Client.ID` it will be changed to `client.id`.                         builder.AddUserSecrets<Program>(mutateSecretName: secretName => secretName.ToLower());
                         // Providing an unique name to this secret provider so it can be looked up later.                         // See: "Retrieve a specific secret provider from the secret store"                         builder.AddUserSecrets(..., name: "UserSecrets");                    })                    .ConfigureWebHostDefaults(webBuilder => webBuilder.UseStartup<Startup>());    }}