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Protect External Secrets in GitHub Actions

GitHub Actions and CloudTruth Protecting sensitive configuration items like passwords, API keys, and encryption keys has always been a challenge. Since this critical data is... Read More
Configuration Management

Feature Focus – Import Actions

What is an Import Action? CloudTruth offers the ability to import Parameters and Secrets from AWS parameter store (SSM). Import actions are created by selecting a CloudTruth ... Read More
Audit Trail

Feature Focus – Audit Trail

What is an Audit Trail? Audit trails chronologically record system-wide events and user activities to ensure a historical record is available for security and operational... Read More
Configuration Management

Feature Focus – Push Actions

What is a Push Action? CloudTruth offers the ability to create and update AWS Parameter and Secrets Manager data automatically with built in triggers. Push actions are... Read More
CI CD

How to mask secrets in Jenkins with the Mask Password plugin

Jenkins can already mask your sensitive secrets and passwords by storing them with Jenkins Credentials. However, there are times when you may be using an external secret... Read More
Engineering

Untested code is broken code

The other day, I sat in on a demo Jesse St. Laurent was giving. The customer had a question about whether a feature worked in a specific scenario. Since it turns out that I... Read More
Terraform

Managing Terraform Workspaces

You have already been using a Terraform workspace with the CLI you just may not know it yet! Every directory creates a default workspace when a terraform init is run. We are... Read More
Configuration Management

Feature Focus – Validating Configuration with Rules and Ranges

What are Rules and Ranges? Misconfiguration is one of the more common causes of system downtime. Though impossible to completely avoid, there are a number of strategies one... Read More
Configuration Management

Feature Focus – Parameter and Secret Versioning

What is Parameter and Secret Versioning? CloudTruth offers immutable versioning for all configuration data – parameters and secrets. Select the Project you are working and... Read More
Configuration Management

Feature Focus – Compare Environments

What is Environment Comparison? Comparing environments for infrastructure and application configuration differences is hard. This is because as cloud usage has evolved,... Read More
Terraform

Create DRY code with Terragrunt and Terraform Modules

To keep your infrastructure as code DRY Terragrunt is a great Terraform wrapper. This walkthrough will show you how to avoid copying and pasting the same Terraform code over... Read More
Engineering

Using the run_cmd function to configure Terragrunt variables

Terraform is a great tool for provisioning infrastructure, but its usability tends to suffer at scale. Many users end up using some form of wrapper like Terragrunt to act as... Read More