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Installing and Configuring HashiCorp Vault

HashiCorp Vault is a cloud-agnostic tool providing Secrets life-cycle management. This course will teach you the fundamentals of using HashiCorp Vault and how to install and configure a production instance.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 27, 2021
Duration
4h 27m
Table of contents
Course Overview
HashiCorp Vault Overview
Running the Development Instance
Selecting a Deployment Model
Deploying Vault Server
Managing Encryption and Seal Keys
Configuring High Availability
Configuring Basic Authentication
Using Secrets Engines
Configuring Auditing and Monitoring
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 27, 2021
Duration
4h 27m
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Description

Proper management of Secrets is a critical component of securing applications, accounts, and certificates in your environment. In this course, Installing and Configuring HashiCorp Vault, you’ll learn the basics of interacting with Vault and how to deploy a production instance of the application. First, you’ll explore how to interact with a development instance of Vault. Next, you’ll discover how to plan out a production Vault server deployment. Finally, you’ll learn how to deploy Vault server and prepare it for use. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of HashiCorp Vault needed to install and configure HashiCorp Vault in your environment.

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 Bellavance, and welcome to my course, Installing and Configuring HashiCorp Vault. 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 how to design, deploy, and configure a highly available Vault server cluster. We will be focusing on several topics within the course, including basics of interacting with Vault, designing a Vault server deployment, deploying a Vault cluster for high availability, and preparing Vault server for production use. By the end of this course, you will be ready to design your very own Vault server deployment and put that design into practice. Before beginning this course, you should have familiarity with 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 server with the course, Installing and Configuring HashiCorp Vault, at Pluralsight.