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Re: Newbie question

by Perlbotics (Bishop)
on Oct 19, 2021 at 19:14 UTC ( #11137748=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Newbie question

1. Is there a way to encrypt a Perl file containing password? I need to import database credentials from a file and would like to know more about encrypting passwords

Since you mentioned Docker... If you need something that scales in a large environment, i.e. multiple nodes requiring credentials and that also works for unattended (re-)boots, have a look at HashiCorps Vault (client: i.e. WebService::HashiCorp::Vault, server: There is still a secret to be kept (i.e. token), however, management of credentials becomes much more feasible at the cost of running a dedicated centralised (hopefully redundant) vault service.

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