How to create and manage environment variables for a particular environment
When you create an environment, Release creates an environment configuration and environment variables specific to the environment. The environment-specific configuration and environment-specific variables files that dictate an environment's behaviour can be found on the Environment Details page. Click the Edit button to modify the environment variables.
There is a single structural differences between the "Default Environment Variables" file and the environment-specific "Environment Variables" file:
- The "Default Environment Variables" file groups all the default environment variables in the
- The environment-specific "Environment Variables" file detailes the environment variables that will be exposed to every container in the
You can import secrets from external secrets managers as environment variables. Find instructions in our secrets guide.
The schema for environment-specific environment variables is the same as the "Default Environment Variables" file.
Here's an example of a schema for environment-specific environment variables:
description: Maps Release variables to your app's variables
description: Default environment variables for your app
description: Service specific environment variables