Get secret

Gets a secret.

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C#

To learn how to install and use the client library for Secret Manager, see the Secret Manager Client Libraries.


using Google.Cloud.SecretManager.V1;

public class GetSecretSample
{
    public Secret GetSecret(string projectId = "my-project", string secretId = "my-secret")
    {
        // Create the client.
        SecretManagerServiceClient client = SecretManagerServiceClient.Create();

        // Build the resource name.
        SecretName secretName = new SecretName(projectId, secretId);

        // Call the API.
        Secret secret = client.GetSecret(secretName);
        return secret;
    }
}

Go

To learn how to install and use the client library for Secret Manager, see the Secret Manager Client Libraries.

import (
	"context"
	"fmt"
	"io"

	secretmanager "cloud.google.com/go/secretmanager/apiv1"
	secretmanagerpb "google.golang.org/genproto/googleapis/cloud/secretmanager/v1"
)

// getSecret gets information about the given secret. This only returns metadata
// about the secret container, not any secret material.
func getSecret(w io.Writer, name string) error {
	// name := "projects/my-project/secrets/my-secret"

	// Create the client.
	ctx := context.Background()
	client, err := secretmanager.NewClient(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("failed to create secretmanager client: %v", err)
	}
	defer client.Close()

	// Build the request.
	req := &secretmanagerpb.GetSecretRequest{
		Name: name,
	}

	// Call the API.
	result, err := client.GetSecret(ctx, req)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("failed to get secret: %v", err)
	}

	replication := result.Replication.Replication
	fmt.Fprintf(w, "Found secret %s with replication policy %s\n", result.Name, replication)
	return nil
}

Java

To learn how to install and use the client library for Secret Manager, see the Secret Manager Client Libraries.

import com.google.cloud.secretmanager.v1.Secret;
import com.google.cloud.secretmanager.v1.SecretManagerServiceClient;
import com.google.cloud.secretmanager.v1.SecretName;
import java.io.IOException;

public class GetSecret {

  public void getSecret() throws IOException {
    // TODO(developer): Replace these variables before running the sample.
    String projectId = "your-project-id";
    String secretId = "your-secret-id";
    getSecret(projectId, secretId);
  }

  // Get an existing secret.
  public void getSecret(String projectId, String secretId) throws IOException {
    // Initialize client that will be used to send requests. This client only needs to be created
    // once, and can be reused for multiple requests. After completing all of your requests, call
    // the "close" method on the client to safely clean up any remaining background resources.
    try (SecretManagerServiceClient client = SecretManagerServiceClient.create()) {
      // Build the name.
      SecretName secretName = SecretName.of(projectId, secretId);

      // Create the secret.
      Secret secret = client.getSecret(secretName);

      // Get the replication policy.
      String replication = "";
      if (secret.getReplication().getAutomatic() != null) {
        replication = "AUTOMATIC";
      } else if (secret.getReplication().getUserManaged() != null) {
        replication = "MANAGED";
      } else {
        throw new IllegalStateException("Unknown replication type");
      }

      System.out.printf("Secret %s, replication %s\n", secret.getName(), replication);
    }
  }
}

Node.js

To learn how to install and use the client library for Secret Manager, see the Secret Manager Client Libraries.

/**
 * TODO(developer): Uncomment these variables before running the sample.
 */
// const name = 'projects/my-project/secrets/my-secret';

// Imports the Secret Manager library
const {SecretManagerServiceClient} = require('@google-cloud/secret-manager');

// Instantiates a client
const client = new SecretManagerServiceClient();

async function getSecret() {
  const [secret] = await client.getSecret({
    name: name,
  });

  const policy = secret.replication.replication;

  console.info(`Found secret ${secret.name} (${policy})`);
}

getSecret();

PHP

To learn how to install and use the client library for Secret Manager, see the Secret Manager Client Libraries.

// Import the Secret Manager client library.
use Google\Cloud\SecretManager\V1\SecretManagerServiceClient;

/** Uncomment and populate these variables in your code */
// $projectId = 'YOUR_GOOGLE_CLOUD_PROJECT' (e.g. 'my-project');
// $secretId = 'YOUR_SECRET_ID' (e.g. 'my-secret');

// Create the Secret Manager client.
$client = new SecretManagerServiceClient();

// Build the resource name of the secret.
$name = $client->secretName($projectId, $secretId);

// Get the secret.
$secret = $client->getSecret($name);

// Get the replication policy.
$replication = strtoupper($secret->getReplication()->getReplication());

// Print data about the secret.
printf('Got secret %s with replication policy %s', $secret->getName(), $replication);

Python

To learn how to install and use the client library for Secret Manager, see the Secret Manager Client Libraries.

def get_secret(project_id, secret_id):
    """
    Get information about the given secret. This only returns metadata about
    the secret container, not any secret material.
    """

    # Import the Secret Manager client library.
    from google.cloud import secretmanager

    # Create the Secret Manager client.
    client = secretmanager.SecretManagerServiceClient()

    # Build the resource name of the secret.
    name = client.secret_path(project_id, secret_id)

    # Get the secret.
    response = client.get_secret(request={"name": name})

    # Get the replication policy.
    if "automatic" in response.replication:
        replication = "AUTOMATIC"
    elif "user_managed" in response.replication:
        replication = "MANAGED"
    else:
        raise "Unknown replication {}".format(response.replication)

    # Print data about the secret.
    print("Got secret {} with replication policy {}".format(response.name, replication))

Ruby

To learn how to install and use the client library for Secret Manager, see the Secret Manager Client Libraries.

# project_id = "YOUR-GOOGLE-CLOUD-PROJECT"  # (e.g. "my-project")
# secret_id  = "YOUR-SECRET-ID"             # (e.g. "my-secret")

# Require the Secret Manager client library.
require "google/cloud/secret_manager"

# Create a Secret Manager client.
client = Google::Cloud::SecretManager.secret_manager_service

# Build the resource name of the secret.
name = client.secret_path project: project_id, secret: secret_id

# Get the secret.
secret = client.get_secret name: name

# Get the replication policy.
if !secret.replication.automatic.nil?
  replication = "automatic"
elsif !secret.replication.user_managed.nil?
  replication = "user managed"
else
  raise "Unknown replication #{secret.replication}"
end

# Print a success message.
puts "Got secret #{secret.name} with replication policy #{replication}"

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