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Tool and Usage

Vault is a tool created by HashiCorp to store secrets like keys and passwords. These secrets are typically used by other software components and scripts.

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a secrets management tool.

Vault is commonly used for secure storage. Target users for this tool are developers and system administrators.


  • Vault is written in Golang
  • Has audit logging capabilities
  • Key rolling

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + More than 4000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Vault is under development by Mitchell Hashimoto and maintained by HashiCorp.


Support operating systems

Vault is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest release0.9.0 [2017-11-14]
License(s)MPL 2.0
Last updatedNov. 30, 2017

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