Encrypt and decrypt values, data structures and files within Ansible projects.

# To create a new encrypted vault file with a prompt for a password:
ansible-vault create <vault_file>

# To create a new encrypted vault file using a vault key file to encrypt it:
ansible-vault create --vault-password-file=<password_file> <vault_file>

# To encrypt an existing file using an optional password file:
ansible-vault encrypt --vault-password-file=<password_file> <vault_file>

# To encrypt a string using Ansible's encrypted string format, displaying interactive prompts:
ansible-vault encrypt_string

# To view an encrypted file, using a password file to decrypt:
ansible-vault view --vault-password-file=<password_file> <vault_file>

# To re-key already encrypted vault file with a new password file:
ansible-vault rekey --vault-password-file=<old_password_file> --new-vault-password-file=<new_password_file> <vault_file>