Wednesday, December 9, 2015

How to keep secrets with Vault

A tool for managing secrets.
  1. Knowledge
    1. Vault is a data-store for your infrastructure's tokens, passwords, certificates, API keys, and generally all things secret.
  2. Strategy
    1. Installation
      1. Download and install the binary.
    2. Configuration
      1. A config file is loaded with the Vault CLI -config flag.
      2. Two fields are required, Backend and Listener.
        1. Backend is where the Vault data is stored.
        2. Listener is where Vault receives API requests.
  3. Execution