» kv

The kv command groups subcommands for interacting with Vault's key/value secrets engine (both K/V Version 1 and K/V Version 2.

» Examples

Create or update the key named "creds" in the K/V Version 2 enabled at "secret" with the value "passcode=my-long-passcode":

$ vault kv put secret/creds passcode=my-long-passcode
Key              Value
---              -----
created_time     2019-06-06T04:07:33.279432Z
deletion_time    n/a
destroyed        false
version          1

Read this value back:

$ vault kv get secret/creds
====== Metadata ======
Key              Value
---              -----
created_time     2019-06-06T04:07:33.279432Z
deletion_time    n/a
destroyed        false
version          1

====== Data ======
Key         Value
---         -----
passcode    my-long-passcode

Get metadata for the key named "creds":

$ vault kv metadata get secret/creds
======= Metadata =======
Key                Value
---                -----
cas_required       false
created_time       2019-06-06T04:07:33.279432Z
current_version    1
max_versions       0
oldest_version     0
updated_time       2019-06-06T04:07:33.279432Z

====== Version 1 ======
Key              Value
---              -----
created_time     2019-06-06T04:07:33.279432Z
deletion_time    n/a
destroyed        false

Get a specific version of the key named "creds":

$ vault kv get -version=1 secret/creds
====== Metadata ======
Key              Value
---              -----
created_time     2019-06-06T04:07:33.279432Z
deletion_time    n/a
destroyed        false
version          1

====== Data ======
Key         Value
---         -----
passcode    my-long-passcode

» Usage

Usage: vault kv <subcommand> [options] [args]

  # ...

Subcommands:
    delete               Deletes versions in the KV store
    destroy              Permanently removes one or more versions in the KV store
    enable-versioning    Turns on versioning for a KV store
    get                  Retrieves data from the KV store
    list                 List data or secrets
    metadata             Interact with Vault's Key-Value storage
    patch                Sets or updates data in the KV store without overwriting
    put                  Sets or updates data in the KV store
    rollback             Rolls back to a previous version of data
    undelete             Undeletes versions in the KV store

For more information, examples, and usage about a subcommand, click on the name of the subcommand in the sidebar.