After cloud providers and profiles have been created, it has to be mentioned as to which instances will use which profile. To achieve this task, cloud maps are used. In this recipe, you will learn how to configure cloud maps, and relate profiles with instances.
/etc/salt/cloud.map to have the following entries:
cookbook_ec2_prod_db: - cookbookdb01 cookbook_ec2_prod_app_us-west-2a: - cookbookapp01 - cookbookapp03 cookbook_ec2_prod_app_us-west-2b: - cookbookapp02 - cookbookapp04
In this recipe, we demonstrated the procedure to configure cloud maps in Salt cloud. The objective of the recipe is to relate the already configured cloud profiles with actual instances, which will be launched in EC2. ...