OpenBao Project Forks HashiCorp’s Vault

The OpenBao project has been launched to maintain an open source version of HashiCorp’s Vault security software, reports Joab Jackson.

“Vault is used in many distributed computing setups to manage secrets, or encrypted passwords, API keys, and other bits of sensitive information,” Jackson says. And, HashiCorp has worked to make Vault function seamlessly with Terraform, which was previously forked to create OpenTofu, he notes.

OpenBao will be provided under an OSI-approved open source license, led by a community run under open governance principles, the website states.

Read more at The New Stack.

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