In this video, learn what a secret engine is and which ones are available.
- [Instructor] Let's go deeper into what secrets engines are…what they do, and how they work.…Vault is designed to be a general-purpose…secrets management solution.…It supports arbitrary secrets with Key/Value stores,…and other, more specialized secrets.…In each case Vault writes, updates, reads,…and deletes secrets from storage back ends.…It authenticates access to the secrets,…and controls permissions to those secrets.…Reading, writing, and deleting data…to a secured location in a system may sound familiar.…
If this sounds like a file system, there's a good reason.…Vault uses a virtual file system paradigm…to provide access to secrets starting with paths.…Vault mounts a secrets engine, somewhat like a hard drive,…to a path when it is enable.…Some secrets engines are enabled by default…when a new Vault server is initialized.…The others must be enabled by an administrator…before they can be used.…Here are some additional examples of paths.…The first section of these paths…are secrets engines that are mounted to a Vault server.…
- What is Vault?
- Using the dev server
- Working with Vault secrets engines
- Adding policies to Vault
- Running and using Vault
- Configuring the database secrets engine
- Implementing Vault
- Integrating Jenkins with Vault
- Using the Vault API
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to Vault
2. Getting Started with Vault
3. Running and Using Vault
4. Implementing Vault
5. Using the Vault API
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