Secret

Description

Encrypts text for secure sharing of sensitive information on Confluence Cloud pages.

Need a step-by-step guide? See Using and sharing secrets.


Parameters

NameRequiredAvailable InMigratable to Cloud?Default ValueDescription
Title
 Yes
Cloud
No

Enter a title for the secret.

Used as secret identifier, although it doesn't have to be unique across the space. Also used as search keywords and shown in multiple locations in Confluence. Can store up to 255 characters.

Description
 Optional
Cloud
No

Enter a description for the secret.

Used to provide context about the secret, as search keywords and shown in multiple locations in Confluence.

Secret
 Yes
Cloud
No

The secret to be encrypted, in text format.

The only parameter value of the macro that is encrypted.

Access Control
 Optional
Cloud
No

Select how you want the following users and/or groups to access the secret.

  • Allow access to the following users and groups
  • Deny access to the following users and groups

If you leave this field, the Users and the User Groups fields blank, then only you (the owner of the secret) will be able to view it.

Users
 Optional
Cloud
No
Select user(s) who are allowed to decrypt the secret. Start typing in the field to search for a Confluence user or click to select from a menu.
User Group
 Optional
Server
No
Select group(s) who are allowed to decrypt the secret. Start typing in the field to search for a Confluence group or click to select from a menu.


Editor View


Macro Edit View


Notes

Secret macro is an entity of the space, not the page. Anyone who has access to the space can see a list of all secrets, however, only those who are part of the access control can access the information.