Ensuring Security in HashiCorp Consul
HashiCorp Consul is not secure by default. This course will teach you how to secure Consul to the level required for the HashiCorp Consul Associate certification.
What you'll learn
HashiCorp Consul needs configuration to be secure. In this course, Ensuring Security in HashiCorp Consul, you’ll learn to secure Consul to the degree required for the HashiCorp Consul Associate certification. First, you’ll explore backing up and restoring Consul data. Next, you’ll discover how to encrypt Consul’s communications. Finally, you’ll learn how to use Consul’s ACL system to authorize access. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Consul’s security measures needed to secure both brand-new and existing Consul data centers.
Table of contents
- Consul Security and Threat Model 6m
- Configuring RPC Encryption 4m
- Demo: RPC mTLS - Fresh Data Center 9m
- Demo: Verify Incoming and HTTPS API 2m
- Demo: RPC mTLS - Existing Data Center 7m
- Gossip Encryption 3m
- Demo: Gossip Encryption in New and Existing Data Centers 3m
- Demo: Rotating the Gossip Encryption Key 4m