Install Salt on FreeBSD via the official package repository. Salt is packaged with whichever Python version is currently the default on FreeBSD.
Python 3.8 is currently default, install from packages like this:
pkg install py38-salt
Installation from ports:
cd /usr/ports/sysutils/py-salt make install
Python 3.7 can be used by setting default Python version to 3.7:
echo "DEFAULT_VERSIONS+= python=3.7" >> /etc/make.conf
Activate the Salt Master in
Start the Master
Start the Salt Master as follows:
service salt_master start
Activate the Salt Minion in
Start the Minion
Start the Salt Minion as follows:
service salt_minion start
Now go to the Configuring Salt page.