Book Image

Mastering SaltStack

By : Joseph Hall
Book Image

Mastering SaltStack

By: Joseph Hall

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Mastering SaltStack
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Chapter 3. Exploring Salt SSH

Salt introduced the powerful concept of using message queues as a communication transport mechanism. There are times when the old tools just make sense. However, there's no reason not to give them a kick in the seat of their pants when necessary. This is why Salt SSH was created. In this chapter, we'll cover the following topics:

  • Using rosters

  • Building dynamic rosters

  • Understanding the salt-thin agent

  • Using the raw SSH mode