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Learning SaltStack

By : Colton Myers
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Learning SaltStack

By: Colton Myers

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Chapter 2. Controlling Your Minions with Remote Execution

In the last chapter, we installed our Salt minion and Salt master and learned how to send our first commands. In this chapter, we are going to expand upon what we learned there. We will learn:

  • How a remote execution command is structured

  • How to target minions in a variety of different ways

  • Grains and how they are useful for remote execution

  • The basic relationship between minion and master

  • Practical examples of how you can use remote execution to make managing your servers easier

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