Managing HashiCorp Vault

HashiCorp Vault is an open-source secrets management solution. In this course, you will learn to deploy and manage Vault server, including deploying a highly available Vault cluster, configuring role-based access control, and monitoring Vault health.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jun 27, 2019
Duration
4h 1m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Selecting a Deployment Model
Deploying Vault Server
Managing Administrator Access Using Roles
Monitoring Vault Server
Managing Encryption and Seal Keys
Configuring Vault Server for High Availability
Performing Vault Server Backup and Restore
Upgrading Vault Server
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jun 27, 2019
Duration
4h 1m
Description

While the development instance is great for learning to use Vault, deploying the solution in production will require additional skills and knowledge. In this course, Managing HashiCorp Vault, you will learn how to deploy and manage HashiCorp Vault. First, you will learn about the different deployment options and how to determine which is right for you. Then, you will discover how to harden your Vault server instance and make the service highly available. Finally, you will understand how to properly monitor, update, and scale the Vault service. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills necessary to confidentially deploy Vault server in production and maintain the deployment going forward.

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 Managing HashiCorp Vault. I am a Microsoft MVP 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 deployment and operations involved in managing a production instance of HashiCorp Vault. We will be focusing on several topics within the course, including selecting an architecture and deploying Vault, managing administrator access using roles, monitoring and protecting the Vault server, and configuring high availability and recovery. By the end of this course, you will be ready to design and deploy a production worthy instance of Vault server and maintain the deployment on day 2 and beyond. Before beginning this course, you should have a basic understanding of Linux, experienced using command-line tools, familiarity with concepts around public cloud services, and experience using Vault server. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn more about HashiCorp Vault and some of the excellent features inside with the course Managing HashiCorp Vault at Pluralsight.