• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore the basics of SaltStack and the different installation methods available.

Learning Objectives

DevOps with Saltstack: Overview

  • describe what Salt is and its core functions
  • describe how Salt works
  • list the advantages of Salt
  • recognize Salt best practices
  • run the Salt bootstrap script to install your Salt master
  • install Salt using the platform-specific guide
  • describe the dependencies that are required when running Salt on a Unix platform
  • install Salt-Minion on Windows
  • perform the initial Salt configuration, such as setting up the master and minion configuration and key identity
  • validate key identity to connect to the Salt master

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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