Use local secrets in prefect 2


After moving from Prefect 1 to Prefect 2, one of the feature that I miss is the possibility to set local secrets via environment variables.

The only way I have found to manage secrets in a dev environment in prefect 2 is:

  • to create an entirely new workspace dedicated to dev
  • create secrets blocks.
  • Have everyone that needs these secrets to connect to the dev workspace.

However, it also means that I have to manually set every single new secret that my team may need to use; or let them manage existing secrets (which is not ideal security wise)

I was just wondering if there was a way to manage secrets locally with Prefect 2 that I may have missed ?

Thanks in advance

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You’re totally right, that’s still missing but it’s on the roadmap, you can track it here:

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