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IT Automation With Saltstack Training
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IT Automation With Saltstack Training

Learn to configure systems in SaltStack , templating engines Jinja and Pillar and understand how to use SaltStack to manage large deployments

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Description

Saltstack Training

SaltStack is the new lightweight and easy to use Python based open source configuration management that helps you automate tasks and make your infrastructure self-sufficient. KnowledgeHut’s Saltstack course will help you understand the nuts and bolts of SaltStack, right from its configuration to using its templating engines and scaling it across thousands of machines. With in-depth coaching and attention to real world scenarios you will learn to leverage SaltStack to manage your servers and troubleshoot problems.

Our institute provides in-depth SaltStack education for beginners from basics to advanced by a certified trainer. Enroll and Schedule the classes at your convenience.

SaltStack Job Opportunities

SaltStack a powerful automation suite that is easy to learn and helps in excellent configuration management. There is a huge demand for SaltStack qualified professionals who can setup, manage and troubleshoot everyday Salt problems and queries. KnowledgeHut’s workshop will give you complete training on these issues and much more!

Here’s what you will learn!

  • Learn to configure systems so that they can be managed by Salt states and the basic skills needed to manage Salt infrastructure
  • About the different Salt states and their implementations including creating SLS files, state trees, and setting requisites
  • Learn about the templating engines Jinja and Pillar and how they are used to access minion configuration values
  • Learn how to use SaltStack to manage large deployments

Is this Saltstack certification benefits your career?

If you are an IT professional such as a developer, administrator or are responsible for maintaining the IT infrastructure in your organization, then this Saltstack online training is right for you.

Prerequisites

Participants are expected to have Linux system administration experience.

Key Features

24 hours of Comprehensive Instructor-led training
Immersive hands-on learning
Grasp basic & advanced concepts of SaltStack
Learn about SaltStack configuration, templating engines Jinja and Pillar, etc
Learn to use SaltStack to manage large deployments
Our Saltstack mentors will guide students in implementing the technology for future projects

Curriculum

  • The goal of SaltStack
  • Architectural overview of remote execution
  • Salt states
  • Grains
  • Pillar
  • Jinja2 and the virtual mechanism
  • Literals, scalars
  • Sequences, mappings
  • Examples
  • Installation on Ubuntu
  • Differences between salt-common, salt-minion and salt-master
  • Installation on Amazon EC2 
  • Anatomy of a salt command
  • Output formatting in JSON
  • The jq tool 
  • Regular expressions
  • List matching IP matching
  • Grains matching
  • Compound matching
  • Examples and exercises N
  • Package management
  • Services
  • Highstate
  • Exercises, examples 
  • Jinja2 introduction
  • For loop, assignments, escaping
  • Templating with Jinja2 in Salt, examples 
  • Secure storage
  • VNC password deployment example 
  • Environments
  • salt-cloud
  • Orchestration
  • Integration with Docker

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Frequently Asked Questions

Configuration Management is the need of the hour, considering that systems are getting bigger and more complex with servers running into hundreds in numbers. In such scenarios, enterprises need robust configuration management systems that helps in maintaining systems and ensuring maximum output. One such configuration management system that is gaining popularity is the SaltStack that helps execute commands across thousands of servers with great accuracy. Given its numerous advantages, there is a lot of demand for SaltStack engineers. Undergoing training in SaltStack course from an institute such as ours will give you the experience and the confidence to handle ever day challenges. The SaltStack training workshop has been meticulously designed by our trainers and you will get top class coaching that will help you succeed in your career.

You will receive a SaltStack certification in the form of a course completion certificate.

On completing the SaltStack online training course, you will learn:

  • How to configure Salt and how to use minions for remote execution
  • The various Salt States and how they are used for managing servers
  • The installation of Salt and all about its commands
  • How to expand Salt states with Jinja and Pillar
  • About creating dependencies with requisites
  • About Salt reactors and event systems
  • About Salt SSH and Syndic

Towards the end of the course, all participants will be required to work on a project to get hands on familiarity with the concepts learnt. You will use SaltStack to control remote servers and manage the entire infrastructure with support from your mentors. This project, which can also be a live industry project, will be reviewed by our instructors and industry experts. On successful completion, you will be awarded a certificate.

Classes are held on weekdays and weekends. You can check available schedules and choose the batch timings which are convenient for you.

You may be required to put in 10 to 12 hours of effort every week, including the live class, self study and assignments.

Your classes will be held online. All you need is a windows computer with good internet connection to attend your classes online. A headset with microphone is recommended.

You may also attend these classes from your smart phone or tablet.

Don’t worry, you can always access your class recording or opt to attend the missed session again in any other live batch.

IT professionals, developers, administrators and those who are responsible in maintaining the IT infrastructure in their organization will find this course useful. 

  • Operating system such as Mac OS X, Windows or Linux
  • Good Text / JavaScript Editor (Notepad++ / SublimeText / Brackets / Atom )
  • A modern web browser such as Chrome
  • Internet Connection

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