New in version 2015.8.3.
The salt proxy beacon is meant to facilitate configuring
multiple proxies on one or many minions. This should simplify
configuring and managing multiple
On your salt-master, ensure that pillar is configured properly. Select an ID for your proxy (in this example we will name the proxy 'p8000'). In your pillar topfile, place an entry for your proxy:
This says that Salt's pillar should load some values for the proxy
from the file
/srv/pillar/p8000.sls (if you have not changed your default pillar_roots)
In the pillar root for your base environment, create the
p8000.sls file with the
# set proxytype for your proxymodule
This should complete the proxy setup for
Once this beacon is configured it will automatically start the
process. If the
salt-proxy process is terminated the beacon will
Accept your proxy's key on your salt-master
salt-key -y -a p8000
The following keys are going to be accepted:
Key for minion p8000 accepted.
Now you should be able to run commands on your proxy.
salt p8000 pkg.list_pkgs