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Configure and Test HashiCorp Vault REST API

In this hands-on lab, we will be required to create a token along with a policy allowing us to create and work with secrets at specific paths. We achieve this by making various requests to the API endpoints.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 1h 0m
Clock icon Oct 23, 2020

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Log in with Root Token and Unseal Vault

    To make sure the lab is fully provisioned, please give the lab an extra 3-4 minutes before starting the lab activity.

    • Unseal vault.
    • Log in with root token.
  2. Challenge

    Enable kv Secrets Engine on Multiple Arbitrary Paths

    • Enable kv secrets engine at secrets-kv-X path.
    • Enable kv secrets engine at secrets-kv-Y path.
    • Enable kv secrets engine at secrets-kv-Z path.
  3. Challenge

    Create a Policy for All the Previously Created Paths: CREATE, READ, DELETE

    • Create a policy file.
    • Populate a policy file.
    • Write a policy.
  4. Challenge

    Create a Token with the Previously Created Policy and Test Out the API Calls with curl

    • Create token and assign the newly created policy.
    • Create secrets.
    • Get a secret.
    • Delete a secret.
    • Try to get a deleted secret.

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