SaltStack Training

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Gain essential skills taught by industry experts with our custom tailored curriculum. Work on projects that add weightage to your resume and get job ready.


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.


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SaltStack Industry Oriented Course Curriculum

1.   What is Salt?

  • 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

SaltStack Training Options

Self Paced Training

  • 30 Hrs of Live Recorded Videos
  • Life-time LMS Access
  • 100% Practical Approach

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  • 30 Hrs of Live Training
  • Flexible Timing Options
  • Real-Time Projects
  • Job Assistance
  • Certification Guidance
  • Flexible EMI Options

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Why Corporates Choose Tekslate For Their Training Needs

Tekslate is the training partner for more than 120+ corporates across the globe having trained over 2000+ professionals. We are a one stop solution for skill upgrade for organizations and individuals to innovate and progress rapidly.

Flexible training options globally

Tailored curriculum to fit your project needs.

Assured practical exposure

We have got everything covered for any IT skill upgrade for your organization. We are just a click away.


SaltStack Training 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.

Tekslate Advantage:

Real - World Projects

With real-world projects you’ll gain working experience that companies require while you get hired.

Career Services

Our career services include mock interviews, certification assistance and guide you to prepare your professional resume that gets you hired.

Flexible Learning Options

Customize your curriculum as per your project needs, learn at your own pace or choose the schedule that fits best to you.

Mentor Support

Our expert mentors help you when you are stuck in any time of the training sessions and help you stay on track.

SaltStack Certification Course Reviews


Really appreciated that the trainer took the time to investigate, out of the training sessions, the questions we had.

Rohit Aryan

Tekslate Saltstack trainer had covered each topic with interesting examples. The materials provided were very useful and even beginners can


Nithiin Kumar

My experience with Tekslate was excellent. The training Course content is very detailed. This is the right place for if you want to become



Upon completion of the training you’ll be provided a course completion certificate which adds weightage to your resume and increases your chances of getting hired.


  • Certification Assistance
  • Certification Sample Questions
  • SaltStack Training FAQs

    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.

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