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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 8. The Reactor and the Event System

In the previous chapter, you learned how to use salt-cloud to manage your cloud VMs.

In this chapter, you are going to learn how to make your infrastructure reactive and self-healing using events and the reactor in Salt.

You'll learn about the following things:

  • The event system built into Salt

  • How to fire events, both from Salt and from third-party applications

  • How to create reactions to events