How do I add master.key to a rails app deployed directly from github with app platform?

Posted December 31, 2020 967 views
Ruby on RailsDigitalOcean App Platform

The master.key is never committed to source control for security purposes but how can i make it available to the digital ocean app platform to decrypt the credentials.yml.enc.


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👋 @moshed672a6ac85

Adding the contents of your master.key file to a environment variable then prepending your run command with something like:

echo "${MASTER_KEY}" > master.key && <your_original_build_command>

This assumes that your env var is called “MASTER_KEY”

This will cause the contents of the env var to put in a file called master.key before your app is run.