Creating Salt State files requires an understanding of YAML, and additionally, Salt Master and Salt Minion configuration files are also written in YAML, making it hard to avoid. This chapter is going to introduce you to formatting YAML documents and getting you started with the basics.
YAML Ain’t Markup Language
Using online parsers to create YAML
Keys, lists, and dictionaries in YAML
Editing YAML documents using Nano
Editing YAML documents using Vim
Using graphical editors and IDEs (Integrated ...