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HashiCorp Certified - Consul Associate Course [Video]

By : Bryan Krausen
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HashiCorp Certified - Consul Associate Course [Video]

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By: Bryan Krausen

Overview of this book

This HashiCorp Consul video course covers a comprehensive range of objectives to help you gain a deeper understanding of Consul architecture, its deployment, and its services. This course starts with an introduction to the course that describes the objectives of the course and the topics covered. It also explains the fundamental principles of Consul architecture; this course covers deploying a single data center and registering services using service discovery. You will learn how to use Consul Key/Value (KV) to store and manage configurations and data. You will also learn about backup and restore procedures, which will enable you to recover your data in case of a disaster. In addition, you will learn how to register a service proxy, which will allow you to access your service without exposing the underlying infrastructure. You will also learn how to secure agent communication and services with basic access control lists (ACLs) to ensure that only authorized users have access to your data. Finally, you will learn how to use gossip encryption to secure your data in transit. By the end of this course, you will have the necessary skills and knowledge to pass the Consul Associate exam. All resources and code files are placed here: https://github.com/PacktPublishing/HashiCorp-Certified---Consul-Associate-Course
Table of Contents (10 chapters)
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Course Introduction
Chapter 2
Objective 1: Explain Consul Architecture
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Section 8
Consensus Protocol (Raft)
Learn more about the consensus protocol, which is a key protocol that Consul uses for Consul servers' nodes.