Mastering the Salt Master

by Chris Green

Salt is a vast and powerful framework for managing your infrastructure. This course will teach you how to get more from the Salt master.

What you'll learn

Once you’ve taken your first steps to set up and use Salt, there are some key Salt master skills that will help to maximise your effectiveness. In this course, Mastering the Salt Master, you’ll learn how to get the most from this central part of your deployment. First, you’ll explore execution on the master, using Salt runners. Next, you’ll discover how to configure the master for collaborative working and difficult edge cases. Finally, you’ll learn how to share data between minions, via the master hosted Salt mine. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the Salt master needed to configure and operate Salt deployments of intermediate complexity.

About the author

Chris is a software engineer, who has been variously employed as a DevOps Engineer, Developer, Data Engineer and Infrastructure Analyst. He has extensively studied Cyber Security and holds an MSc in Computing from Cardiff University in the UK. Chris believes the best way to learn is to teach, which is why you find him here on Pluralsight.

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