Deploy Graylog using SaltStack Formulas

Deploy Graylog using SaltStack and supporting formulas I’ve written a formula for deploying Graylog with additional Salt formulas for Elasticsearch and MongoDB, which  support a Graylog install. Currently, this has only been deployed on CentOS 7 so the Salt states are pretty specific to CentOS and RHEL based distros. There are plans to expand support […]

Upgrading salt-minion on Windows using Salt

Upgrading the Salt Minion For installation, follow the instructions on the saltstack website Upgrade the Windows salt-minion Login to the salt-master server and cd to the files directory cd /srv/salt/server-base/file Download the latest Version from the SaltStack Website (https://repo.saltstack.com/) wget https://repo.saltstack.com/windows/Salt-Minion-2016.11.1-AMD64-Setup.exe Copy the newest version out to all the Windows servers based on architecture salt […]

Setup SaltStack on CentOS 7

Setup Salt Components on CentOS 7 Setup Note: This guide is basically copied from the salt docs https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/topics/installation/rhel.html. The only reason for it to exist is to expand on the RHEL/CENTOS 7 post install specifics for adding firewall rules and enabling the service. Import SaltStack GPG-KEY rpm --import https://repo.saltstack.com/yum/redhat/7/x86_64/latest/SALTSTACK-GPG-KEY.pub Setup SaltStack repo file Edit /etc/yum.repos.d/saltstack.repo vi […]

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