NOTE: This tutorial assumes that you created and connected to the HCP Vault cluster in the Create a Vault Cluster on HashiCorp Cloud Platform (HCP) step.
HashiCorp Cloud Platform (HCP) provides a hosted Vault environment. Once a cluster is created, the rest is very much the same as to self-managed Vault environments. The Vault admin needs to author policies to control access, enable and configure auth methods and secrets engines.
»Common task workflows
The Multi-tenancy with Namespaces demonstrated the creation of namespaces. Remember that policies, auth methods, and secrets engines are tied to each namespace. Therefore, you need to target the desired namespace to perform each task.
Perform the following suggested tutorials in the
Go through the following tutorials to learn the basic admin tasks:
The Policies collection lists additional tutorials that cover more advanced policy examples.
Vault offers a number of secrets engines. To learn more, visit the Secrets Management collection and learn how to enable and configure secrets engines that you are interested in.
When you are ready to integrate your applications to read secrets from Vault, visit the App Integration collection for examples.
Since HCP Vault is a managed service, most of the operational tasks can be done via HCP Portal.
The Vault Operation Tasks tutorial walks through the basic operational tasks for HCP Vault clusters.