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Salt is a remote execution and configuration manager.

Installation

Kernel

KERNEL Enable support for salt

USE flags

USE flags for app-admin/salt Salt is a remote execution and configuration manager

cherrypy Enable support for using cherrypy.
gnupg Enable support for gnupg via python-gnupg.
keyring Enable support for keyrings via python-keyring.
ldap Add LDAP support (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
libcloud Enable salt-cloud support via libcloud.
libvirt Support managing virtual machines with app-emulation/libvirt.
mako Add support for using the mako template engine for parsing salt states.
mongodb Support returning data to a mongodb server.
mysql Add mySQL Database support
neutron Support the OpenStack neutron network service.
nova Enable support for the OpenStack Nova API
openssl Add support for using TLS via OpenSSL.
portage Add support for package state enforcement using sys-apps/portage
profile Add support for software performance analysis (will likely vary from ebuild to ebuild)
raet Add support for the new RAET transport.
redis Support returning data to a redis database.
selinux !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur
test Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)
timelib Use timelib to parse english textual date descriptions.
vim-syntax Pulls in related vim syntax scripts
zeromq Add support for the zeromq transport.

Emerge

root #emerge --ask app-admin/salt

Configuration

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Environment variables

Files

  • /etc/global_file_example - Global (system wide) configuration file.
  • ~/.local_file_example - Local (per user) configuration file.

Usage

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Invocation

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Troubleshooting

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Issue 1

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Removal

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Unmerge

root #emerge --ask --depclean --verbose app-admin/salt

See also

  • CFEngine - An automated suite of programs for configuring and maintaining Unix-like computers.
  • Puppet - A configuration management system written in Ruby

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