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Salt Cookbook by Anirban Saha

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Chapter 5. Advanced Administration Tasks

In this chapter, you will cover:

  • Managing package repositories
  • Managing packages using the default package manager
  • Managing packages using rvm, gem, and pip
  • Managing files
  • Managing services
  • Managing code repositories with Git
  • Managing code repositories with svn
  • Configuring alternatives

Introduction

After going through an exciting chapter on actual Salt implementations, it's now time for us to move on to more advanced tasks on infrastructure management. However, at the present time, we have to keep in mind that using configuration management and orchestration tools are no longer limited to just infrastructure management, it has moved deeper into other departments, such as development.

At the present time, using code ...

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