Secrets Management

Secrets Management

Problem Statement

In any collection, there are secrets that need to be managed. These secrets can be anything such as API keys, passwords, or tokens.

A common practice is to store these secrets in environment variables.

There are two ways in which developers share bruno collections:

  • Check in the collection folder to source control (like git)
  • Export the collection to a file and share it

In both these cases we want to ensure that the secrets are stripped out of the collection before it is shared.


Bruno offers two approaches to manage secrets in collections.