These instructions explain how to install Salt on Fedora operating systems.
Salt packages for Fedora are hosted on the Fedora package repository. Fedora creates its own Salt packages and the Salt Project does not publish separate Salt packages for download.
When you install on Fedora, it always installs the latest release of Salt. Updating the package will install the latest release, even if it is a new major version.
Before you start#
Before installing Salt on your operating system, ensure that you first:
Install Salt on Fedora#
To install Salt on Fedora:
Using the packages on the Fedora repository, install the salt-minion, salt-master, or other Salt components:
sudo dnf install salt-master sudo dnf install salt-minion sudo dnf install salt-ssh sudo dnf install salt-syndic sudo dnf install salt-cloud sudo dnf install salt-api
Enable and start the services for salt-minion, salt-master, or other Salt components:
sudo systemctl enable salt-master && sudo systemctl start salt-master sudo systemctl enable salt-minion && sudo systemctl start salt-minion sudo systemctl enable salt-syndic && sudo systemctl start salt-syndic sudo systemctl enable salt-api && sudo systemctl start salt-api
After installing Salt on Fedora, you need to complete the following post-installation steps: