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Guide: How to pull secret changes



In this guide, you'll learn how to pull the latest secret changes. It only takes a few minutes.

Step 1

You should have a .env.me and .env.project file in the root directory of your project. You don't necessarily need to have the .env file - it will be written (or overwritten) when we pull.

Run the command npx dotenv-vault pull.

Step 2

That's it! You will see the latest changes pulled down to your .env file.

Side note: You might have to restart your application server for the .env file changes to take effect. This is typical for Rails applications and many NodeJS applications.

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