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12. Deploy Virtual Machines Using Salt Cloud

Andrew Mallett1  
Peterborough, UK

As well as sending configurations to your current systems, Salt can be used to manage virtual machines without regard to their location. These virtual machines may be cloud based or on-prem. Imagine this, you need to deploy a virtual machine to test website development. You can easily deploy the system, and once deployed the web server and current content can be delivered reliably with Salt, locally or to the cloud.

Salt Cloud is an additional suite of tools that can be deployed with or without an existing Salt Master. ...

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