Salt cloud providers are the components that provide the cloud service provider specific configuration options and parameters while using Salt cloud. In this recipe, you will learn how to use cloud provider configurations in Salt.
/etc/salt/cloud.providers to have the following entries:
cookbook_ec2_us_west_2: ssh_interface: private_ips id: <access_key> key: '<secret_key>' keyname: common private_key: /etc/salt/key/common.pem location: us-west-2 availability_zone: us-west-2b size: t2.micro del_root_vol_on_destroy: True ssh_username: ec2-user rename_on_destroy: True provider: ec2
In this recipe, we demonstrated the procedure to configure a basic provider file for Salt cloud.
First, we have ...