Using Salt's Alternative Architectures

by Andrew Mallett

This course will teach you the skills needed to run Salt Open in a variety of topology architectures so you can achieve the fit your organization needs.

What you'll learn

There is no such thing as a standard environment and configuration management systems must provide solutions to match your needs. In this course, Using Salt’s Alternative Architectures, you’ll learn to deploy configuration in a variety of topologies or configuration architectures. First, you’ll explore the operation of agentless Salt using salt-ssh to cater for systems not having the Salt Minion installed. Next, you’ll discover management of systems on remote sites using Syndic and a Master of Masters topology . Finally, you’ll learn how to apply configuration to isolated systems using salt-call without the need of a Master. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Salt configuration management needed to work in a range of environments.

About the author

Andrew is an all around Linux professional with in depth knowledge of the OS and this is supported with scripting in bash, perl, python and ruby and application development in C, C++ and Java. Having worked for many years in training, Andrew has developed automated course build systems after endless time wasted on Friday nights. The first build system he built was aptly named "Friday nights." This has inspired his interest in all things deployment related. He has authored training courses on M... more

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