Salt

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app-admin/salt


Current Maintainer(s):Oleg Vinichenko
Daniel Robbins
Source Repository:Gentoo Portage Tree

Summary: Salt is a remote execution and configuration manager, written in Python.

Use Flags

api
Enable support for salt-api.
cherrypy
Enable support for using cherrypy.
libcloud
Enable salt-cloud support via libcloud.
libvirt
Support managing virtual machines with app-emulation/libvirt.
gnupg
Enable support for gnupg via python-gnupg.
keyring
Enable support for keyrings via python-keyring.
mako
Add support for using the mako template engine for parsing salt states.
mongodb
Support returning data to a mongodb server.
neutron
Support the OpenStack neutron network service.
nova
Enable support for the OpenStack Nova API
openssl
Add support for using TLS via OpenSSL.
raet
Add support for the new RAET transport.
redis
Support returning data to a redis database.
timelib
Use timelib to parse english textual date descriptions.
zeromq
Add support for the zeromq transport.

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From SaltStack's Web site:

SaltStack takes a new approach to infrastructure management by developing software that is easy enough to get running in seconds, scalable enough to manage tens of thousands of servers, and fast enough to control and communicate with them in milliseconds. SaltStack delivers a dynamic infrastructure communication bus used for orchestration, remote execution, configuration management and much more. The Salt open source project was launched in 2011 and today is the fastest-growing, most-active configuration management / systems management project in the world. SaltStack is the company responsible for keeping the Salt project healthy and dynamic. Salt remains 100% open.

The Funtoo Linux version of Salt is implemented using our new Python ebuild system. See Creating Python-related Ebuilds for more information.