Difficulty: beginner
Estimated Time: 30 minutes

HashiCorp Vault secures, stores, and tightly controls access to tokens, passwords, certificates, API keys, and other secrets in modern computing.

This Vault Enterprise Playground environment provides you a place to explore the Enterprise features of Vault for 30 minutes.

Reference Materials:

You may want to try the following tutorials:

Vault logo

In this lab, you performed the following tasks:

  • Installing Vault
  • Run Vault in Development Mode
  • Write Vault Configuration File
  • Initialize Vault
  • Enable Audit Logging
  • Generating Root Token
  • Key Rotation

To learn more about Vault operation topics, refer to the following resources.

Resources:

[Enterprise] Vault Enterprise Playground

Installing Vault Enterprise

Enter the following command to see the Vault server status.

vault status

Login with the generated root token.

vault login root

Now, you are ready to explore Vault CLI!

Important Note: Without a valid license, Vault Enterprise server will be sealed after 30 minutes. In other words, you have 30 free minutes to explorer the Enterprise features. To explore Vault Enterprise further, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial.

Vault UI

Click on the Vault UI tab to launch the Vault UI.

Enter root in the Token text field and then click Sign In.