Correctly handling private key file as a secret

The API I’m working with today requires that I sign a JWT with a private key that I’ve generated locally.

I’ve got a script that loads it and can sign locally for testing in Postman, but is there a better way to do it in Airbyte?

For one, I couldn’t get the key into the config.json file correctly as it doesn’t handle being shoved into a single line very well and while I’m pretty sure that there’s a way to get that done correctly, should we really be putting the contents of a private key .pem file there?

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Hi @cornjuliox, could you please edit your post according to the topic creation template? We are at an offsite this week, so I should have some thoughts for you on this next week.

Hey, so where exactly is this template you’re referring to? I can’t find it; checking the New Topic form doesn’t show any sort of template (I was expecting something along the lines of Github’s Pull Request Template), and the forum search doesn’t turn anything up either.

Sorry, the template isn’t applicable to this part of the forum.

Are you talking about creating a config.json file in ./secrets/? Could you please give me more details on which connector you’re working on or if you are developing one. Some connectors do use .pem files without pasting the contents into config.json.