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HashiCorp Certified Vault Associate: Vault Management

by Ned Bellavance

This course will teach you concepts for configuring and managing Vault to prepare for the Associate Exam.

What you'll learn

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:

  1. explore the architecture of Vault server including storage and encryption
  2. discover how to use the Identity engine to manage entities and policy assignment
  3. 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.

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Course Overview

Course FAQ

What is HashiCorp Vault?

HashiCorp Vault is a secrets management tool specifically designed to control access to sensitive credentials in a low-trust environment.

What will you learn in this HashiCorp Vault course?

In this course, you will learn how to utilize the Vault architecture, use the identity engine, consume encryption as a service, and leverage the Vault agent.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

Prerequisites for this course are: an understanding of basic command line tools, Bash and PowerShell commands, and you should have completed the "Getting Started with HashiCorp Vault" Course.

Will this course prepare you for the HashiCorp Vault Associate Exam?

This course will give you the required HashiCorp Vault skills and knowledge to prepare you for the Certified Vault Associate Exam.

What is cluster computing?

A computer cluster is a set of computers that work together so that they can be viewed as a single system.

About the author

Ned is an IT professional with almost 20 years of experience in the field. He has been a helpdesk operator, systems administrator, cloud architect, and product manager. In his newest incarnation, he is the Founder of Ned in the Cloud LLC. As a one-man-tech-juggernaut, he develops courses for Pluralsight, runs two podcasts (Day Two Cloud and Buffer Overflow), and creates original content for technology vendors. Ned has been a Microsoft MVP since 2017 and holds a bunch of industry certifications t... more

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