My Openshift Cheatsheet
"There are different secret types which can be used to enforce usernames and keys in the secret object: service-account-token, basic-auth, ssh-auth, tls and opaque. The default type is opaque. The opaque type does not perform any validation, and allows unstructured key:value pairs that can contain arbitrary values.
Data is stored inside a secret resource using base64 encoding. When data from a secret is injected into a container, the data is decoded and either mounted as a file, or injected as environment variables inside the container."
- To create ssh secret: