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Mastering SaltStack - Second Edition

By : Joseph Hall
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Mastering SaltStack - Second Edition

By: Joseph Hall

Overview of this book

SaltStack is a powerful configuration management and automation suite designed to manage servers and tens of thousands of nodes. This book showcases Salt as a very powerful automation framework. We will review the fundamental concepts to get you in the right frame of mind, and then explore Salt in much greater depth. You will explore Salt SSH as a powerful tool and take Salt Cloud to the next level. Next, you’ll master using Salt services with ease in your infrastructure. You will discover methods and strategies to scale your infrastructure properly. You will also learn how to use Salt as a powerful monitoring tool. By the end of this book, you will have learned troubleshooting tips and best practices to make the entire process of using Salt pain-free and easy.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Mastering SaltStack Second Edition
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There are a number of tools available, both inside Salt and from external sources, which can be used when troubleshooting problems. Clearly identifying the problems, tracking down their source, and asking for help when necessary are all important when trying to work through difficulties inside of Salt.

Congratulations, you made it to the end! We're very thankful that you have decided to use this book to help guide you in your journey to master SaltStack, and hope that it was everything you needed and more.