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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August 27, 2021

Cloud Audit Logs and Platform Logs are now available directly in the Secret Manager UI. See the Secret Manager page to learn more.

August 03, 2021

Secret Manager is now available in northamerica-northeast2 (Toronto). See Secret Manager locations for more information.

July 20, 2021

Secret Manager now supports using a filter to customize the output of ListSecrets and ListSecretVersions. For more information, see Filtering.

ETags for optimistic concurrency control are generally available (GA) in Secret Manager.

July 01, 2021

Secret Manager now offers a limited number of free resources as part of the Google Cloud Free program.

For more details on free resources, see Secret Manager pricing.

June 30, 2021

Secret Manager now has a guide for rotating secrets and binding a secret version to your application.

To learn more, see Rotation of secrets.

June 29, 2021

Secret Manager is now available in asia-south2 (Delhi). See Secret Manager locations for more information.

Secret Manager now has a guide for using Cloud Asset Inventory to identify and audit secrets.

To learn more, see Analyze secrets with Cloud Asset Inventory.

June 21, 2021

Secret Manager is now available in australia-southeast2 (Melbourne). See Secret Manager locations for more information.

May 24, 2021

The Secret Manager SLA has been updated.

May 14, 2021

Secret Manager now supports etags for optimistic concurrency control. This feature is available in Preview.

See Etags to learn more.

May 12, 2021

Secret Manager integration with Cloud Run

Cloud Run now provides UI, command line, and YAML support for using secrets. This feature is available in Preview.

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: