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Steps to Configure HashiCorp Vault in AWS for Privilege Access Management for K8s Workloads

When it comes to storing secrets for access control, enterprises rely on known names only. One such name is HashiCorp. HashiCorp Vault has rose to become of one of the most widely used privilege access management tools in organizations. Rated highly by IT professionals, Vault is loved for its high availability, broad integration and its overall feature-set.

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Recently on, Kubernetes engineer, HashiCorp Ambassador, and Field Day Delegate, Michael Levan, shared a tutorial on how to configure Vault in AWS to save secrets for Kubernetes workloads. He writes,

Regardless of what your Kubernetes environment looks like, whether it’s one cluster or fifty clusters, at some point you will have a secret, password, or API key that you need to store in an encrypted fashion for one of your containerized workloads.

Check out Levan’s post – “Configuring HashiCorp Vault In AWS For High Availability In Kubernetes” – to learn how to set up Vault step by step. For more such updates, be sure to sign up to our free weekly newsletter for your daily dose of tech.

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Sulagna Saha

Sulagna Saha is a writer at Gestalt IT where she covers all the latest in enterprise IT. She has written widely on miscellaneous topics. On she writes about the hottest technologies in Cloud, AI, Security and sundry.

A writer by day and reader by night, Sulagna can be found busy with a book or browsing through a bookstore in her free time. She also likes cooking fancy things on leisurely weekends. Traveling and movies are other things high on her list of passions. Sulagna works out of the Gestalt IT office in Hudson, Ohio.