Salt ❖ Experimenting with templating

Wrangling confinguration files with config management

James Booth

7 minute read


While Salt is the swiss army knife of configuration management, I had a somewhat trivial task to accomplish - deployment of config files. Using a centralised point such as Pillar or the Salt file system along with Salt’s templating tools, it’s simple to distrbute dynamic config files and get that warm & fuzzy feeling of never having to connect to a remote host again.