SUSE (SLES)#

These instructions explain how to install Salt on AR operating systems:

Note

Salt packages for SUSE are hosted on the SUSE package repository. SUSE creates its own Salt packages and the Salt Project does not publish separate Salt packages for download.

Before you start#

Before installing Salt on your operating system, ensure that you first:

Install the stable release of Salt on SUSE#

Salt is packaged separately for the minion and the master. You only need to install the appropriate package for the machine’s role. Typically, there will be one master and multiple minions.

  1. Run the following command:

    zypper install salt-master
    zypper install salt-minion
    
  2. To start the master service:

    systemctl start salt-master.service
    

    Alternatively, to start the master service at boot time:

    systemctl enable salt-master.service
    
    rcsalt-master start
    

    Alternatively, to start the master service at boot time:

    chkconfig salt-master on
    
  3. To start the minion service:

    systemctl start salt-minion.service
    

    Alternatively, to start the minion service at boot time:

    systemctl enable salt-minion.service
    
    chkconfig salt-minion on
    

    Alternatively, to start the minion service at boot time:

    rcsalt-minion start
    

After installing Salt on your operating system, you need to complete the following post-installation steps: