HashiCorp Vault 201 – Vault for Apps in Kubernetes

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Looking to get into the DevOps space?

 

Interested in taking your career to the next level?

 

Do you want to dig deeper into integrating Vault with your Kubernetes Applications?

 

You’ve come to the right place!

 

In this course you will get to:

 

  • Learn everything you need to know about integrating Vault with your Kubernetes apps
  • 3.5 hours of video content
  • Instructor has his camera on making you feel that you’re right in the classroom
  • Hand-drawn animated diagrams to help you grasp the topics better
  • Lots of hands-on labs to learn by doing
  • English closed captions that are searchable so you won’t miss a word
  • Join our Community

 

Prerequisites

 
  • An open mind and a willingness to learn
  •  HashiCorp Vault-101 – Certified Vault Associate Course or equivalent knowledge of Vault
  • Basic knowledge of the Linux terminal
  • Basic comfort level with Kubernetes
  • An AWS account if you are not subscribed to TeKanAid Academy (very minimal need)

 

Audience

 

Practitioners looking:

  • For an intermediate level course on HashiCorp Vault
  • For a practical hands-on step-by-step course for integrating Vault with Kubernetes apps

 

Course Objectives

 

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Gain a solid grasp of running Vault in Kubernetes 
  • Understand how to use the Vault Agent Injector and the Vault CSI provider for both Vault aware and unaware apps
  • Learn how to use Vault in a GitOps model with ArgoCD
  • Explore Vault in an OpenShift environment
  • Apply what you’ve learned in real-world scenarios

 

Course Outline

 
  • Section 1: Course Introduction
  • Section 2: Test Environment Setup
  • Section 3: Running Vault in Kubernetes
  • Section 4: The Vault Agent Injector
  • Section 5: The Vault CSI Provider
  • Section 6: Vault in a GitOps Model with ArgoCD
  • Section 7: Vault in Openshift

Course Features

Hand-drawn Animated Diagrams

Hand-drawn animated diagrams to help you grasp the topics better

Hands-on Labs

Lots of hands-on labs to learn by doing

Instructor's Camera On

Instructor has his camera on for all of the 8+ hours of course videos making you feel that you're right in the classroom

Test Your Knowledge

Quizzes to help you grasp the material well

Join our Community

Community support to ask questions and collaborate

Course Curriculum

Section 1 – Course Introduction


  • Vault for Apps in K8s Course Intro
  • Code Repository
  • Development Environment
  • AWS Environment [for TeKanAid Academy Subscribers only]
  • Community

Section 2 – Test Environment Setup


  • Kubernetes using Docker Desktop
  • School App Introduction
  • Lab02 – Deploy the School App in K8s

Section 3 – Running Vault in Kubernetes


  • Lab03a – Install Vault via Helm
  • Add Vault to the School App
  • Lab03b – Prepare Vault for the School App

Section 4 – The Vault Agent Sidecar Injector


  • The Vault Agent Sidecar Injector Overview
  • Lab04a – School App Example with the Vault Agent Sidecar Injector
  • Vault Agent Templates
  • Lab04b – Vault Agent Template for Vault Unaware Apps

Section 5 – The Vault CSI Provider


  • The Vault CSI Provider Overview
  • Lab05 – School App Example with the Vault CSI Provider

Section 6 – Vault in a GitOps Model with ArgoCD


  • Intro to GitOps with ArgoCD
  • Lab06a – ArgoCD Setup
  • Lab06b – School App Example with ArgoCD and Hardcoded Secrets
  • Lab06c – School App Example with ArgoCD and the Vault Injector
  • Lab06d – School App Example with ArgoCD and the Vault CSI Provider

Section 7 – Vault in OpenShift


  • Lab07a – Install Code Ready Containers (OpenShift dev)
  • Lab07b – Install Vault and ArgoCD into OpenShift
  • Lab07c – Use the ArgoCD Vault Plugin
  • Lab07d – Deploy the School App with ArgoCD and Vault Injector

Section 8 – Bonus


  • Vault Automatic Backup to AWS S3

Course Wrap-up


  • Closing Remarks
  • I’d like to hear from you
  • I need your help

See What Others are Saying

Hats off for your presentation skills. Advanced topics presented in this HashiCorp Vault + Kubernetes course were understandable and easy to grasp. Chosen topics were exactly what I needed to be able to perform the production deployment of HashiCrop Vault inside Kubernetes. I extremely appreciate your personal interest after the course. It is clear that you care about your courses participants. Wishing best and feel free to contact me after you have new courses available. Thanks.
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František Albert
Software Architect / DevOps Engineer
I want to thank you for such wonderful courses. They are more comprehensive than other courses I have taken in the past. You take the time to explain every detail of the code and what it does exactly, further enforcing your student's understanding and confidence in what they are learning. Your methods are very effective and set you apart from other instructors. I look forward to any future courses you may have in the works.
Santiago Acevedo
S.A.
DevOps Engineer

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This is an intermediate-level course on HashiCorp Vault. It contains everything you need to integrate Vault with your K8s apps.

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