Importing Old Posts

This week has been a pretty busy week and I haven’t had a whole lot of opportunity to write something new. So instead, I’ve decided to spend the week importing some older posts. Your welcome :)

Building AMIs for Vault SSH

After getting Vault’s SSH backend setup in our environment, my attention was diverted to building a base AMI that all our teams can use as a starting point for deploying their applications. The purpose of this AMI was to provide...

Using Vault for SSH Connections

One of the bigger challenges I have seen in managing AWS environments is how to handle the need for developers to log into a instance. While we try to build our infrastructure with tooling that negates the need to log...

Using Vault To Manage AWS Accounts

I’ve been putting off setting up the AWS backend in our Vault server for the last few months. I knew that I was going to need it eventually, but other priorities kept taking precedence so I have been pushing it...

Authenticating Vault using Github

I have never been a big fan of creating and managing users on individual systems. I much prefer some sort of centralization of credentials, preferably that somebody else manages when people come and go. That is one of the key...