Identity-based networking

Consul uses service identities and traditional networking practices to help organizations securely connect applications running in any environment.

Open source

Self-managed | always free

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Download the open source Consul binary and run locally or within your environments.

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Managed Consul

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Identity-based networking

Consul uses service identity with automated networking to help organizations securely connect applications running in any environment.

TODO
  • Discover services

    Create a central registry that tracks services, updates, and health statuses in real time.

  • Secure Networking

    Ensure all service to service communication is authorized and encrypted

  • Automate networking

    Reduce the operator burden by automating key networking tasks

  • Access Services (coming soon!)

    Control access to services at the point of entry and centralize traffic management

Introduction to HashiCorp Consul

HashiCorp co-founder and CTO Armon Dadgar gives a whiteboard overview of HashiCorp Consul, a service networking solution to connect, configure, and secure services in dynamic infrastructure.

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HCP Consul simplifies cloud networking automation on either self-managed or fully managed infrastructure. Get started for free, and pay only for what you use.