The past few posts have been about creating and testing the Cloudless modules we need to deploy our static site, but now we get to see how it all comes together.
In the last post we set up a Vault server. I was planning on using this to store the monitoring and HTTPS certificate provisioning API keys. However, since that doesn’t have proper authentication set up and has no TLS, I thought it would be misleading to use that in this deployment since I’m really using it more as an internal key value store than as a fully secured secret server.
It’s hard to evaluate whether something is useful until there’s an example of how it works in a real production setting. Cool ideas are free but actually building something that works isn’t.
Up until now, Cloudless has provided only a python API to interact with networks and services, but the current release now has a command line interface to make it easier to get started. This post is a walkthrough of how to set up and use the command line interface.
Cloudless is a tool designed to make it easy for people to build production ready infrastructure without having to: