Chef Infra Dynamic Secrets

You can define a Chef Infra dynamic secret to allow users to dynamically generate access credentials for a Chef Infra server.

Prerequisites

To create a Chef Infra dynamic secret, ensure that:

  1. You have administrator access to the Akeyless Gateway.
  2. You have administrator access to your Chef Infra server.

Create a Chef Infra Dynamic Secret from the Akeyless Gateway

  1. Log in to the Akeyless Gateway and go to Dynamic Secrets > New > Chef Infra Producer.

  2. Define the following:

    • Name: A unique name that describes the purpose or permission scope of the secret.
    • Location: The path to the virtual folder in which to create the secret.
    • Encrypt Dynamic Producer with the following Key: Select the encryption key with which to encrypt the dynamic secret (if your system includes multiple encryption keys). Otherwise, select Default.
    • Server username: The username for connecting to the Chef Infra server to generate credentials.
    • Server key: The access key for connecting to the Chef Infra server to generate credentials.
    • Server URL: The URL of the Chef Infra server.
    • Skip SSL: Select this checkbox to disable SSL connections.
    • Organizations: The Chef Infra server organization to which users generated by the dynamic secret should be added.
    • User TTL: The length of time for which the credentials generated by the dynamic secret are valid, by default 60 (minutes).
    • Time unit: The time unit for the TTL, by default, minutes
  3. Select Save.


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