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Ensuring Security in HashiCorp Consul

by Chris Green

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.

About the author

Chris is a software engineer, who has been variously employed as a DevOps Engineer, Developer, Data Engineer and Infrastructure Analyst. He has extensively studied Cyber Security and holds an MSc in Computing from Cardiff University in the UK. Chris believes the best way to learn is to teach, which is why you find him here on Pluralsight.

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