Using OS specific stores for storing CLI credentials for golang apps
This post is to show a simple way of using Docker’s credential helper package to utilize the system’s native credential store as storage for your Golang-based CLI applications’ login credentials. This means Keychain for OSX,
wincred for Windows, and
pass for Linux. We use
pass here since
secretservice, although supported, doesn’t work out of the box in headless servers.
Here’s a simple implementation of our
Then we create our
_windows.go files for OS specific implementations.
Here’s a quickstart guide to setup
pass in Ubuntu systems.
Here’s an example on how to use our nativestore functions.
Finally, you can refer to the whole package here.---
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