Because SaltStack Config is a recent service offering in vRealize Automation, the installation and configuration process is different from other vRealize Automation services.

Setting up SaltStack Config has two main phases:

  • Install SaltStack Config or request a cloud integration
  • Install the Salt minion package on the nodes you want to manage with SaltStack Config

Install SaltStack Config or request a cloud integration

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In the cloud

Request a SaltStack Config cloud integration

On-premises

Installing and Configuring SaltStack Config

Install the Salt minion package

After you have installed and integrated the SaltStack Config service, you also need to install, run, and register the Salt minion service on any nodes that you intend to manage using SaltStack Config. You can deploy the Salt minion service to your nodes using either vRealize Automation cloud templates or by installing the service through Secure Shell (SSH).

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