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Last Update:

08 Feb 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Mitchell Hashimoto
  • HashiCorp


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0.6.5 | Updated: 08 Feb 2017



Downloads of v 0.6.5:



Software Author(s):

  • Mitchell Hashimoto
  • HashiCorp

Vault 0.6.5

This is not the latest version of Vault available.

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To install Vault, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Vault, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Vault, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade vault -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade vault -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure vault installed
    name: vault
    state: present
    version: 0.6.5
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'vault' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.6.5'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: vault,
    Version: 0.6.5,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller vault
   Name     = 'vault'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.6.5'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'vault':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.6.5',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install vault version="0.6.5" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 28 May 2017.


Vault is a tool for securely accessing secrets. A secret is anything that you want to tightly control access to, such as API keys, passwords, certificates, and more. Vault provides a unified interface to any secret, while providing tight access control and recording a detailed audit log.

A modern system requires access to a multitude of secrets: database credentials, API keys for external services, credentials for service-oriented architecture communication, etc. Understanding who is accessing what secrets is already very difficult and platform-specific. Adding on key rolling, secure storage, and detailed audit logs is almost impossible without a custom solution. This is where Vault steps in.

The key features of Vault are:

  • Secure Secret Storage: Arbitrary key/value secrets can be stored in Vault. Vault encrypts these secrets prior to writing them to persistent storage, so gaining access to the raw storage isn't enough to access your secrets. Vault can write to disk, Consul, and more.
  • Dynamic Secrets: Vault can generate secrets on-demand for some systems, such as AWS or SQL databases. For example, when an application needs to access an S3 bucket, it asks Vault for credentials, and Vault will generate an AWS keypair with valid permissions on demand. After creating these dynamic secrets, Vault will also automatically revoke them after the lease is up.
  • Data Encryption: Vault can encrypt and decrypt data without storing it. This allows security teams to define encryption parameters and developers to store encrypted data in a location such as SQL without having to design their own encryption methods.
  • Leasing and Renewal: All secrets in Vault have a lease associated with it. At the end of the lease, Vault will automatically revoke that secret. Clients are able to renew leases via built-in renew APIs.
  • Revocation: Vault has built-in support for secret revocation. Vault can revoke not only single secrets, but a tree of secrets, for example all secrets read by a specific user, or all secrets of a particular type. Revocation assists in key rolling as well as locking down systems in the case of an intrusion.

For more information, see the introduction section of the Vault website.

$checksum = 'cfc5a9a7beecdf7e7b8424d706b5f39c1d757f329e6ec490fb627d58f147d51e'
$checksum64 = '4ef04179efba3233f1b1fb91c6702a5c7896b1e7d0d7398500a9c0729e81edf7'
$url = ''
$url64bit = ''
$unzipLocation = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "vault" -Url "$url" -UnzipLocation "$unzipLocation" -Url64 "$url64bit" -ChecksumType 'sha256' -Checksum "$checksum" -Checksum64 "$checksum64"

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Vault 1.6.1 613 Thursday, January 21, 2021 Approved
Vault 1.5.5 3174 Friday, October 23, 2020 Approved
Vault 1.5.4 1465 Thursday, October 22, 2020 Approved
Vault 1.5.3 176 Thursday, October 22, 2020 Approved
Vault 1.5.2 2209 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Approved
Vault 1.5.0 1489 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 Approved
Vault 1.4.3 784 Friday, July 3, 2020 Approved
Vault 1.4.1 1627 Monday, May 4, 2020 Approved
Vault 1.4.0 1267 Thursday, April 9, 2020 Approved

0.6.5 (February 7th, 2017)


  • Okta Authentication: A new Okta authentication backend allows you to use Okta usernames and passwords to authenticate to Vault. If provided with an appropriate Okta API token, group membership can be queried to assign policies; users and groups can be defined locally as well.
  • RADIUS Authentication: A new RADIUS authentication backend allows using a RADIUS server to authenticate to Vault. Policies can be configured for specific users or for any authenticated user.
  • Exportable Transit Keys: Keys in transit can now be marked as exportable at creation time. This allows a properly ACL'd user to retrieve the associated signing key, encryption key, or HMAC key. The exportable value is returned on a key policy read and cannot be changed, so if a key is marked exportable it will always be exportable, and if it is not it will never be exportable.
  • Batch Transit Operations: encrypt, decrypt and rewrap operations in the transit backend now support processing multiple input items in one call, returning the output of each item in the response.
  • Configurable Audited HTTP Headers: You can now specify headers that you want to have included in each audit entry, along with whether each header should be HMAC'd or kept plaintext. This can be useful for adding additional client or network metadata to the audit logs.
  • Transit Backend UI (Enterprise): Vault Enterprise UI now supports the transit backend, allowing creation, viewing and editing of named keys as well as using those keys to perform supported transit operations directly in the UI.


  • auth/aws-ec2: Add support for cross-account auth using STS [GH-2148]
  • auth/aws-ec2: Support issuing periodic tokens [GH-2324]
  • auth/github: Support listing teams and users [GH-2261]
  • auth/ldap: Support adding policies to local users directly, in addition to local groups [GH-2152]
  • command/server: Add ability to select and prefer server cipher suites [GH-2293]
  • core: Add a nonce to unseal operations as a check (useful mostly for support, not as a security principle) [GH-2276]
  • duo: Added ability to supply extra context to Duo pushes [GH-2118]
  • physical/consul: Add option for setting consistency mode on Consul gets [GH-2282]
  • physical/etcd: Full v3 API support; code will autodetect which API version to use. The v3 code path is significantly less complicated and may be much more stable. [GH-2168]
  • secret/pki: Allow specifying OU entries in generated certificate subjects [GH-2251]
  • secret mount ui (Enterprise): the secret mount list now shows all mounted backends even if the UI cannot browse them. Additional backends can now be mounted from the UI as well.


  • auth/token: Fix regression in 0.6.4 where using token store roles as a blacklist (with only disallowed_policies set) would not work in most circumstances [GH-2286]
  • physical/s3: Page responses in client so list doesn't truncate [GH-2224]
  • secret/cassandra: Stop a connection leak that could occur on active node failover [GH-2313]
  • secret/pki: When using sign-verbatim, don't require a role and use the CSR's common name [GH-2243]

Previous Releases

For more information on previous releases, check out the changelog on GitHub.

This package has no dependencies.

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