January 5, 2015

Getting started with the SaltStack

I came across Salt while searching for an alternative to Puppet. I like puppet, but I am falling in love with Salt :). This maybe a personal opinion but I found Salt easier to configure and get started with as compared to Puppet. Another reason I like Salt is that it let’s you manage your server configurations from the command line, for example:

To update all your servers with Salt, just run

salt ‘*’ pkg.upgrade
Installing the SaltStack on Linux.

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