How To Install HashiCorp Vault

How To Install HashiCorp Vault

How To Install HashiCorp Vault

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In today’s blog post, we will discuss how to install HashiCorp Vault. HashiCorp Vault is a secret manager tool developed by HashiCorp to manage access tokens, passwords, certificates, encryption keys or any other secrets.

A modern system requires access to a variety of secrets, including database credentials, API keys for external services, Encryption keys, Certificates etc. Without a proper secret manager, its very difficult to track all your secrets. Vaults provides all the required features to effectively manage all your secrets in one place and the best part is its platform independent.

Key features of HashiCorp Vault:

  • Secret Storage: You can store any types of secrets in the form of key value pair in Vault.
  • Secret Generation: Apart from secret storage, Vault can be used to generate new secrets for you on demand. You can use Vault to create new secret dynamically as and when you need one.
  • Secret Lifecycle: You can define how long the secret will be active using a lease. You can also set the action like rotate or revoke your secret once the lease period is over.
  • Secret Encryption: By default, all the secrets that you store in Vault are encrypted.
  • API endpoint: Vault provides full set of API endpoint to interact with your secrets programmatically.
  • Logging: All the API action in your Vault is logged which can be used to trace Vault usage.

How To Install HashiCorp Vault In AWS EC2 Instance With Amazon Linux OS

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How To Install HashiCorp Vault:

How To Install HashiCorp Vault In Windows OS:

How To Install HashiCorp Vault In MAC OS:

How To Install HashiCorp Vault In Ubuntu Or Debian OS:

How To Install HashiCorp Vault In Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Or CentOS:

How To Install HashiCorp Vault In Fedora OS:

How To Install HashiCorp Vault In AWS EC2 Instance With Amazon Linux OS:

Validate HashiCorp Vault Installation:

Hope you have enjoyed this article, to get more details on HashiCorp Vault, please refer below official documentation.

https://www.vaultproject.io/docs

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