HashiCorp Vault Associate (Security Automation) Certification Exam Syllabus

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It is recommended for all the candidates to refer the Vault Associate objectives and sample questions provided in this preparation guide. The HashiCorp Security Automation certification is mainly targeted to the candidates who want to build their career in Security Automation domain and demonstrate their expertise. We suggest you to use practice exam listed in this cert guide to get used to with exam environment and identify the knowledge areas where you need more work prior to taking the actual HashiCorp Certified Vault Associate exam.

HashiCorp Vault Associate Exam Summary:

Exam Name
HashiCorp Certified Vault Associate (Security Automation)
Exam Code Vault Associate
Exam Price $70 USD
Duration 60 minutes
Number of Questions 57
Passing Score Pass / Fail (Approx 70%)
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Sample Questions HashiCorp Vault Associate Sample Questions
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HashiCorp Security Automation Syllabus:

Section Objectives
Compare authentication methods - Describe authentication methods
- Choose an authentication method based on use case
- Differentiate human vs. system auth methods
Create Vault policies - Illustrate the value of Vault policy
- Describe Vault policy syntax: path
- Describe Vault policy syntax: capabilities
- Craft a Vault policy based on requirements
Assess Vault tokens - Describe Vault token
- Differentiate between service and batch tokens. Choose one based on use-case
- Describe root token uses and lifecycle
- Define token accessors
- Explain time-to-live
- Explain orphaned tokens
- Create tokens based on need
Manage Vault leases - Explain the purpose of a lease ID
- Renew leases
- Revoke leases
Compare and configure Vault secrets engines - Choose a secret method based on use case
- Contrast dynamic secrets vs. static secrets and their use cases
- Define transit engine
- Define secrets engines
Utilize Vault CLI - Authenticate to Vault
- Configure authentication methods
- Configure Vault policies
- Access Vault secrets
- Enable Secret engines
- Configure environment variables
Utilize Vault UI
- Authenticate to Vault
- Configure authentication methods
- Configure Vault policies
- Access Vault secrets
- Enable Secret engines
Be aware of the Vault API - Authenticate to Vault via Curl
- Access Vault secrets via Curl
Explain Vault architecture - Describe the encryption of data stored by Vault
- Describe cluster strategy
- Describe storage backends
- Describe the Vault agent
- Describe secrets caching
- Be aware of identities and groups
- Describe Shamir secret sharing and unsealing
- Be aware of replication
- Describe seal/unseal
- Explain response wrapping
- Explain the value of short-lived, dynamically generated secrets
Explain encryption as a service
- Configure transit secret engine
- Encrypt and decrypt secrets
- Rotate the encryption key
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