laravel-credentials

by beyondcode

Add encrypted credentials to your Laravel production environment.

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Add encrypted credentials to your Laravel production environment

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The

beyondcode/laravel-credentials
package allows you to store all your secret credentials in an encrypted file and put that file into version control instead of having to add multiple credentials into your
.env
file in your production environment.

There are a couple of benefits of using encrypted credentials instead of environment keys:

  • Your credentials are encrypted. No one will be able to read your credentials without the key.
  • The encrypted credentials are saved in your repository. You'll have a history of the changes and who made them.
  • You can deploy credentials together with your code.
  • All secrets are in one location. Instead of managing multiple environment variables, everything is in one file.

Here's how you can access your stored credentials. In this example we're retrieving the decrypted credential for the key

api-password
:
$credential = credentials('api-password');

You can also specify a fallback value to be used if the credential for the specified key cannot be decrypted:

$credential = credentials('my-production-token', 'my-fallback-value');

With the built-in edit command, you can easily edit your existing credentials. They will be automatically encrypted after saving your changes.

php artisan credentials:edit

Credentials Demo

Installation

You can install the package via composer:

composer require beyondcode/laravel-credentials

The package will automatically register itself.

You can optionally publish the configuration with:

php artisan vendor:publish --provider="BeyondCode\Credentials\CredentialsServiceProvider" --tag="config"

This is the content of the published config file:

/*
 * Defines the file that will be used to store and retrieve the credentials.
 */
'file' => config_path('credentials.php.enc'),

/*
 * Defines the key that will be used to encrypt / decrypt the credentials.
 * The default is your application key. Be sure to keep this key secret!
 */
'key' => config('app.key'),

'cipher' => config('app.cipher'),

];

Testing

composer test

Changelog

Please see CHANGELOG for more information on what has changed recently.

Contributing

Please see CONTRIBUTING for details.

Security

If you discover any security related issues, please email [email protected] instead of using the issue tracker.

Credits

License

The MIT License (MIT). Please see License File for more information.

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