» Identity and Access Management

This guide walks you through Identity and Access Management topics.

  • Policies are used to instrument Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) by specifying access privileges. Authoring of policies is probably the first step the Vault administrator performs. This guide walks you through creating example policies for admin and provisioner users.
  • AppRole Pull Authentication guide that introduces the steps to generate tokens for machines or apps by enabling AppRole auth backend.
  • Token and Leases guide helps you understand how tokens and leases work in Vault. The understanding of the lease hierarchy and expiration mechanism helps you plan for break glass procedures and more.