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Allow the secret() resource in chef-client v17 to use non-default authentication paths

Ref support ticket #30273

The issue is that when authenticating with approles, we don’t use the default path (/auth/customapprolespath/login). There is no built in mechanism to specify the approle mount_point, so our token fetch fails every time. Can the secret() resource be updated with a config option to accept a different authorization path (eg /auth/#{mypath}/login) instead of forcing the default?

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  • Mar 25 2022
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  • Guest commented
    25 Mar, 2022 03:08pm

    This request is specifically related to Hashicorp's vault.