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August 2, 2017

SaltStack - Experimenting with templating

I was planning on saving this post until I got a couple of others out the way exlaining Salt and my usage of it, but this post is pretty short, so I might as well commit it now :shrug: While Salt is the swiss army knife of configuration management, I had a somewhat trivial task to accomplish - deployment of config files. Using a centralised point such as Pillar or the Salt file system along with Salt’s templating tools, it’s simple to distrbute dynamic config files and get that warm & fuzzy feeling of never having to connect to a remote host again. ... Read more

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