Add a secret

This article describes how to add a secret to your Cerby workspace.

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Written by Cerby Team
Updated over a week ago

Who can use this feature?

  • Workspace Owners, Super Admins, Admins, and Users

  • Available to the Cerby Automate and Cerby Protect products. Cerby Protect users must have already set up their trusted devices

  • Only supported using the Cerby web app

You can add secrets and attachments to Cerby in the following two ways:

The following sections describe each way.

Add a secret manually

To add a secret manually and, optionally, a file attachment, you must complete the following steps using the Cerby web app:

  1. Log in to your corresponding Cerby workspace.

  2. Select the Secrets option from the left navigation drawer. The Secrets view is displayed.

  3. Click the Add secret button. A drop-down list is displayed.

  4. Select the Secret option from the list. The Add Secret dialog box is displayed.

  5. Enter the information in the corresponding fields:

    • Secret label in Cerby: It is the name of the secret that is always displayed on the secret card.

    • Notes: It is the body of the secret that only users with shared access can view. You can enter up to 45,000 characters.

  6. Add an attachment optionally by performing the following actions:

    1. Click the Add attachment button. A file dialog box is displayed.

    2. Select the file you want to add as an attachment to the secret. For more information on the size limits and supported file formats, read the Specifications section.

    3. Click the Open button. The file dialog box closes, and the file is displayed on the Attachments section.

    4. Repeat steps a to c as necessary.

  7. Select a vault where you want to save the secret from the Vault drop-down list.

    NOTE: If you only have one vault, the Vault drop-down list is not displayed.

  8. Select the Ask users to confirm their identity to view the secret option if you want an identity challenge to be issued when users with shared access to the secret want to view it.

  9. Click the Add Secret button. The dialog box closes, and the secret details page is displayed with the Settings tab activated.

Now you are done. You can start managing access to your secrets securely.

Import secrets from LastPass

To import secure notes from your password manager as secrets in Cerby, including their file attachments, follow the instructions in the How to use the Password Manager Importer article.

After importing your secrets, you can start managing access to them securely.

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