Manage application configuration and secrets in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Solution Architect
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Azure App Configuration

Learn how to securely store application secrets and configurations using native Kubernetes resources in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). Deploy a complete application using Secrets and ConfigMaps to store relevant data.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Understand configuration concepts behind Kubernetes workloads, such as Secrets and ConfigMaps.
  • Deploy a complete application, securely storing application secrets.
  • Deploy a workload-based configuration for a web application.


  • Access to an Azure subscription.
  • Basic knowledge of executing commands using the Azure CLI.
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes and its concepts.
  • Basic knowledge of creating Kubernetes YAML manifest files.
  • Basic knowledge of executing commands using kubectl.