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HashiCorp Certified Vault Associate: Vault Management

This course will teach you concepts for configuring and managing Vault to prepare for the Associate Exam.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 12, 2021
Duration
2h 47m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Understanding Vault Architecture
Deploying a Basic Vault Server
Planning for High Availability
Working with the Identity Engine
Working with the Transit Engine
Using the Vault Agent
Course Review and Exam Prep Tips
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 12, 2021
Duration
2h 47m
Description

HashiCorp Vault is an open-source secrets management platform, providing a secure enclave for static and dynamic secrets. In this course, HashiCorp Certified Vault Associate: Vault Management, you’ll learn to how to configure and manage a deployment of HashiCorp Vault. First, you’ll explore the architecture of Vault server including storage and encryption. Next, you’ll discover how to use the Identity engine to manage entities and policy assignment. Finally, you’ll learn how to enable and configure the Transit engine and Vault agent. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have new skills and knowledge of HashiCorp Vault needed to prepare for the Associate level certification.

About the author
About the author

Ned Bellavance is an IT professional and Microsoft MVP with almost 20 years of experience in the industry. Passionate about technology, he is always looking to embrace future trends and share new discoveries with the community.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Ned BellBellavance, and welcome to my course, HashiCorp Certified Vault Associate: Vault Management. I am a HashiCorp ambassador and founder of NED in the Cloud LLC. HashiCorp Vault is an open‑source secrets management platform that provides full lifecycle management of static and dynamic secrets in your environment. In this course, you will learn about the architecture and additional features within Vault. We will focus on several topics within the course including understanding vault architecture and high availability options, using the Identity engine with policies, consuming encryption as a service with the Transit engine, and leveraging the Vault agent for application integration. By the end of this course, you will be able to start up a full instance of Vault server, configure the Vault agent, and use the Identity and Transit secrets engines. Before beginning this course, you should have familiarity with using basic command line tools, Bash or PowerShell commands, and have taken the Getting Started Vault course. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn more about HashiCorp Vault, and prepare yourself for the Certified Vault Associate exam with the course, HashiCorp Certified Vault Associate: Vault Management, at Pluralsight.