These are python 2 and 3 snippets showing how to generate headers to authenticate with HashiCorp's Vault using the AWS authentication method. There's also a Ruby implementation which uses version 3 of the AWS SDK for Ruby.
The python scripts look for credentials in the
default boto3 locations;
if you need to supply custom credentials (such as from an
AssumeRole call), you would use the
method before calling
The ruby script looks for credentials from the default SDK locations.
Thanks to @copumpkin for much of the original python 2 implementation (provided privately) on which this was based.
Thanks to @stark525 for starting the python 3 port, on which the python 3 implementation is based.