Release notes

This page documents production updates to Secret Manager. Check this page for announcements about new or updated features, bug fixes, known issues, and deprecated functionality.

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April 02, 2021

Secret Manager now has a Best Practices guide.

Learn more about Secret Manager best practices.

March 31, 2021

Secret Manager Event Notifications is generally available.

Secret Manager Event Notifications lets you configure secrets to send messages to Pub/Sub topics whenever a change is made to the secret or one of its versions.

Learn more at enabling event notifications.

March 30, 2021

Secret Manager Expiration is generally available.

Learn more at creating and managing expiring secrets.

Secret Manager Rotation is generally available.

Secret Manager Rotation sends messages to Pub/Sub topics based on the provided rotation frequency and rotation time.

Learn more at creating and managing rotation policies.

March 24, 2021

The europe-central2 region is now available. See Secret Manager locations for more information.

March 09, 2021

Secret Manager support for Customer-Managed Encryption Keys (CMEK) is now generally available.

Learn more by reading Enabling CMEK in Secret Manager.

February 25, 2021

Event notifications is now available in Preview.

Event notifications sends information about changes to your secrets and secret versions to Pub/Sub. These notifications can be used to trigger arbitrary workflows, such as restarting an application when a new secret version is added, or notifying security engineers when a secret is deleted.

Learn more at Enabling event notifications.

January 28, 2021

Secret Manager Expiration is available for all customers via public preview.

Learn more at Creating and Managing Expiring Secrets.

November 02, 2020

Secret Manager support for Customer-Managed Encryption Keys (CMEK) is available to all customers via public preview.

Learn more at Enabling CMEK in Secret Manager.

October 29, 2020

Secret Manager Integration with Cloud Asset Inventory

Secret Manager metadata can be queried in Cloud Asset Inventory (CAI). This integration enables users to query Secret Manager metadata at multiple granularities (project, folder, organization), query data over time, and export to other systems.

Learn more at Supported asset types.

September 21, 2020

Secret Manager is available in all regions.

See more details at Secret Manager locations.

July 20, 2020

Secret Manager adds support for the following curated IAM roles:

  • Secret Manager Secret Version Adder (roles/secretmanager.secretVersionAdder )
  • Secret Manager Secret Version Manager (roles/secretmanager.secretVersionManager)

To learn more, see IAM and access control.

July 13, 2020

Secret Manager resources can now be stored in the australia-southeast1 region. To learn more, see Locations.

March 11, 2020

Secret Manager is generally available

December 10, 2019

Launch of Secret Manager to Beta. Secret Manager provides a secure and convenient way to store API keys, passwords, certificates, and other credentials. Secret Manager is accessible via: