Over 80 hands-on recipes to efficiently configure and manage your infrastructure with Salt
Salt has become one of the major players in automation and configuration management solutions
This book starts with the basics of the tool, the procedures to get up and running with Salt and then moves on to configuring very simple but important details to receive optimal performance from the tool. It also walks you through Salt configurations for different infrastructure components and the details of the Salt modules for each of the components. The book also provides some common problem scenarios and how to troubleshoot them.
With detailed configuration, their explanation and command line outputs of the module execution, Salt Cookbook will help you to get up and running with Salt for all your infrastructural needs.
What You Will Learn
Understand the basic Salt architecture and components and learn how to configure them
Understand and configure advanced Salt components and manipulate configurations
Configure Salt modules, the orchestration procedure and set up multi-master configurations
Configure operating system components such as files, users, volumes, authentication, and so on
Leverage the cloud capabilities of Salt
Understand and configure the Salt event and reactor system
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