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SaltStack Course Overview

By taking SaltStack training from Tekslate, you”ll learn about the fundamentals of infrastructure management which is extremely fast and simple. In this course, you”ll learn about configuration management tools, IT automation, cloud infrastructure and how to centrally manage and administer multiple server environments with high-speed systems management software. You will get hands-on experience in SaltStack by working on various real-time applications.
Course Duration 30 hrs
Live Projects 2
Next Batch 7 August, 2021

SaltStack Course Curriculum

  • Configuration management principles
  • Configuration management models
  • SaltStack components

  • Alternative topologies
  • Minion-to-minion (peer) communication

  • Getting Salt
  • Network configuration
  • Minion configuration
  • Lab: Install Salt master on Ubuntu

  • Execution modules
  • Salt job management
  • Lab: Managing Salt jobs
  • Lab: Managing minions

  • Command structure
  • Targeting minions
  • Calling modules locally on a minion
  • Lab: Calling Salt functions
  • Lab: Running standalone states
  • Lab: File management

  • Default Pillar tree
  • External Pillar backends

  • Lab: Viewing system data

  • File server backends
  • Lab: Using the GitFS Backend

  • Using the Jinja renderer
  • The SLS data structure in YAML
  • Salt functions in Jinja
  • Lab: Conditionals in States
  • Lab: Using Loops

  • State data structure
  • State components declaration
  • Test state runs
  • Understanding the state system layers
  • Lab: Initial SLS file evaluation
  • Lab: Create a simple SLS file
  • Lab: Apply a High state

  • The requisite “_in” declarations
  • Ordering states
  • Including other SLS Files
  • Extending external SLS data
  • Altering states
  • State providers
  • Lab: Work with requisite declarations


  • Formula layout
  • Salt states files
  • Coding styles for state files
  • Versioning
  • Lab: Using pillars in States
  • Lab: Create states with Salt formulas

  • Orchestration
  • Lab: Create an orchestration configuration

  • The Salt mine
  • Minion data cache
  • Master job cache
  • Lab: Get data from Mine

  • Reactor system
  • Beacons
  • Lab: Listening to events
  • Lab: Implementing beacons
  • Lab: Using reactors

  • Command returners
  • Event returners

  • Salt SSH
  • Salt proxy pinion
  • Lab: Using Salt SSH
  • Cloud provisioning
  • Salt-virt provisioning
  • Lab: Salt-virt example setup

  • Authentication keys
  • Client ACLs
  • Storing secure data
  • Lab: Understanding Salt keys
  • Lab: Configure client ACLs

  • Salt REST API
  • Using the Python API

  • Salt Wheel system
  • Salt master debug mode
  • Writing execution modules
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SaltStack Upcoming Batches

  • Weekend

    7 Aug - 06 Sep

    7:00 PM IST
  • Weekday

    9 Aug - 08 Sep

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  • Weekend

    14 Aug - 13 Sep

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  • Weekday

    16 Aug - 15 Sep

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    21 Aug - 20 Sep

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    23 Aug - 22 Sep

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    SaltStack Course Objectives

    By the end of the SaltStack training, you will be able to:

    • Use one of the most powerful system administrators and DevOps tools.
    • Build your farm of servers in no time.

    • Apply the acquired knowledge in your company, at home, at work.

    • Spin-up server for a few minutes, which you need about a few hours before.

    • Use one server to rule the rest of all servers.

    • There are numerous job opportunities available for certified SaltStack professionals around the globe.

    • Top multinational companies are hiring certified SaltStack professionals worldwide.

    • The average salary of a certified SaltStack professional is around $75,000 USD per annum.

    • System administrators

    • Developers

    • Network engineers

    • Aspirants who are willing to build their career in the administrative field.

    The following are the prerequisites for learning SaltStack course:

    Basic knowledge of,

    • Linux

    • network principles

    The following job roles will get benefited by taking up this course:

    • System administrators

    • Developers

    The tutor will take care of handling the projects. We will provide two real-time projects with a highly-skilled guide who can assist you throughout the project.

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    SaltStack Course FAQ's

    Have questions? We’ve got the answers. Get the details on how you can grow in this course.

    Our trainers are well experience professionals and certified in working with front-end development technologies.

    We will record all the Live sessions you go through, and we will send the recording of the class you missed.

    For practical execution, our trainer will provide server access to the student. 

    All our training classes are live. This is to solve all the student queries directly with the trainer.

    Live online training means, our trainer will be in online with you to solve your issues.
    Pre-recorded training means, there will be no trainer available to solve your issues.

    You can contact our Tekslate support team, or you can send an email to for your queries.

    Yes, you can access the course material after completing course by the recorded training videos we shared with you during training.

    To avail all discounts offered by Tekslate, you need to visit the website regularly. However, there will be a group discount for 2 or more participants.

    Yes, you will get your refund by cancelling some administration fee from the course. But, you should cancel your enrolment within 48 hours of registration, and then the refund will be retained within 30 days of a request.

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