We have been learning about how to perform all sorts of functions on the minion. However, there are methods to run utility functions on the Salt master itself, to perform various tasks such as looking up the job history, finding out minion details, and so on. In this recipe, we will look at how we can do these tasks using Salt runners.
stgdc1app01. Start the minions, let them authenticate with the Salt master, and then shut down the minion service daemon on
[root@salt-master ~]# salt-run manage.status down: - stgdc1app01 up: - stgdc1log01