Application cookbook which installs and configures Vault with Consul as a backend.
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Wrapper cookbook which installs and configures Vault with Consul as its backend.

Basic Usage

This cookbook was designed as an example on how to use our Vault cookbook and Consul cookbook for providing a highly available secrets management infrastructure. This cookbook highlights several of our best practices for developing reusable infrastructure at Bloomberg.

It provides a bullet-proof example on how to properly write a wrapper cookbook and deploy secrets management infrastructure using Chef. The values from the node attributes set in the default recipe are passed into the resources for both cookbooks.

Out of the box the following platforms are certified to work and are tested using our Test Kitchen configuration. Additional platforms may work, but your mileage may vary.

  • CentOS (RHEL) 6.6, 7.1
  • Ubuntu 12.04, 14.04