Managing Kuma Tokens with HashiCorp Vault
Managing tokens in Kuma can be a challenging and manual process. Both the user and dataplane token lifetimes need to be manually tracked and managed. This ultimately becomes a burden for DevOps, and long life tokens end up being used.
In this session, you will learn how to:
- Leverage a secret engine like Hashicorp Vault to automate Kuma access and token management.
- Dynamically create, manage, rotate, and revoke both user and dataplane tokens based on lifetime.
- Set up auto-rotation for simple management of shorter TTL Tokens.
- Leverage different auth methods for token requests — for example, Github for users or IAM for services.
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