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SaltStack Training Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to SaltStack

  • What is SaltStack?
  • Need for SaltStack
  • Features of SaltStack
  • Benefits of SaltStack
  • Introduction to ZeroMQ

Module 2: SaltStack Architecture

  • Architecture of SaltStack

Module 3: Competitors

  • Platforms and Support
  • Origin Language
  • Supported Language
  • Web UI
  • Management Tools
  • Performance
  • Price and Value
  • Usage

Module 4: Installation of SaltStack

  • Install SaltMaster
  • Install Salt Minion
  • Install Salt Syndic
  • Master Configuration
  • Minion Configuration
  • Key Management
  • Sending Commands

Module 5: Creating a Simple Environment

  • Install the VirtualBox Environment
  • Install Vagrant
  • Download the Demo Environment
  • Start Environment
  • Run Salt Master
  • List Out All the Keys
  • Verify Salt Minions

Module 6: Access Control System

  • Publisher ACL System
  • External Auth System
  • Peer System

Module 7: Salt File Server

  • File Server Backend
  • File Server Configuration
  • CP Module

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Who should attend this SaltStack Training Course?

The SaltStack Training Course is designed for individuals who want to learn how to automate IT operations and manage infrastructure using SaltStack. This DevOps Course can be beneficial to a wide range of professionals, including:

  • DevOps Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • IT Operations Managers
  • Configuration Managers
  • Cloud Administrators
  • Infrastructure Engineers
  • IT Managers and Directors
  • Solutions Architects

Prerequisites of the SaltStack Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend the SaltStack Training Course. However, having prior knowledge of Linux and Python would be beneficial for delegates.

SaltStack Training Course Overview

SaltStack is a vital part of DevOps operations, making it one of the most sought-after tools across different organisations. It is a tool for optimising the configuration process of applications and infrastructure environment. It boasts a speed and complex system management that makes it an extremely popular choice for automation process.

SaltStack is one of the necessary skills for DevOps professionals such as System Admins, Network Engineers, and Software Developers. The mastery over this tool allows them to automate complex infrastructures, with great ease, leading to flawless deployments. This makes SaltStack Training Course an excellent choice of people looking to advance their career further in the field of DevOps.

This 1-day SaltStack Training Course by The Knowledge Academy equips delegates with practical knowledge and hands-on experience in SaltStack, making them proficient in its use. Delegates will gain insights into SaltStack's capabilities for configuration management, remote execution, and orchestration. By the end of this DevOps Certification Training, delegates will be well-prepared to implement SaltStack in real-world scenarios, enhancing their DevOps skill set.

Course Objectives

  • To learn the fundamentals of SaltStack and its role in DevOps
  • To understand SaltStack's architecture and components
  • To gain hands-on experience in creating SaltStack formulas and states
  • To explore advanced features such as remote execution and orchestration
  • To master the deployment of SaltStack for managing infrastructure
  • To develop automation solutions for enhanced productivity
  • To ensure configuration consistency and compliance using SaltStack

Completing the DevOps Certification Training by The Knowledge Academy will allow delegates to possess the necessary DevOps Skills. The delegates will have the necessary skills to increase the efficiency of operations leading to an effective collaboration between people. Additionally, they will be capable of automating tasks, reducing redundant work for employees and optimising the use of time.

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What’s included in this SaltStack Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • SaltStack Training Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's SaltStack Training Course | DevOps Training Courses in Southampton, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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Our offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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SaltStack Training Course | DevOps Training Courses in Southampton FAQs

SaltStack Training is all about learning the fundamentals of infrastructure management which is fast and simple. Delegates get hands on experience with high-speed systems management software, IT automation, cloud infrastructure and how to centrally manage and administer multiple server environments.
There are no formal prerequisites to attend the SaltStack Training Course. However, having prior knowledge of Linux and Python would be beneficial for delegates.
Having a certification in SaltStack can open job opportunities in configuration management, automation and IT infrastructure management. Delegates after completing the course often find themselves in job roles such as DevOps Engineer, System Administrator, Cloud Engineer, Automation Engineer, IT Consultant etc.
On an average, delegates with a certification in SaltStack earn anywhere between £40,000 to £70,000 annually in Southampton.
SaltStack is a Python based configuration management and orchestration system. SaltStack leverages organisations to automate their IT operations, reduce errors and accelerate the delivery of software and services. It uses a dedicated model of master and client in which a dedicated Salt master server manages multiple servers.
This is a 1-day course.
Your certification will be valid for about 13 months.
Access control system in SaltStack is a system that provides options to a user for a group to execute a task with permissions and is used to configure access to non-administrative control interfaces.
Creating a simple environment in SaltStack involves installing and configuring the SaltStack software, defining the desired state of your infrastructure using SaltStack states, applying these states to your minions, testing and monitoring your environment, and leveraging SaltStack’s automation capabilities to streamline workflows.
Organisations from SaltStack benefit through enhanced automation, scalability and consistency across their IT infrastructure.
SaltStack is a valuable certification in the field of DevOps, its demand has been constantly increasing due to the growing adoption of DevOps practices in the organisations across in Southampton
Both these tools have their own strength considering one's specific requirement when mking decision. While SaltStack is for high availability and cloud deployments whereas Ansible is for simplicity and secure operations.
ZeroMQ is the current default transport within SaltStack. It is a messaging library with bindings into many languages. ZeroMQ implements a socket interface for message passing, with specific semantics for the socket type
The training fees for SaltStack Training Course certification in Southampton starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for SaltStack Training Course.
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