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An Introduction to Salt
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By Dave Boucha
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An Introduction to Salt


Salt is an open-source configuration management and remote execution tool. This tutorial series serves as an introduction to Salt, and will help beginners to get started with using the application.

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How To Install Salt on Ubuntu 12.04

Published on August 20, 2013

In this tutorial, you will install a Salt Master and a Salt Minion on a DigitalOcean droplet running Ubuntu 12.04. You will also begin to explore how Salt works by executing a few simple commands.

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How To Create Your First Salt Formula

Published on August 20, 2013

In this tutorial, you will create your first Salt Formula which will configure your server with Vim, the Apache web server, PHP, and git.

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