Software to automate the management and configuration of any infrastructure or application at scale. Get access to the Salt software package repository here:
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Salt is the world’s fastest, most intelligent and scalable automation engine.
Built on python, Salt uses simple and human-readable YAML combined with event-driven automation to deploy and configure complex IT systems. In addition to leveling-up
vRealize Automation SaltStack Config_, Salt can be found under the hood of products from Juniper, Cisco, Cloudflare, Nutanix, SUSE, and Tieto, to name a few.
SaltStack was acquired by VMware in 2020_. Salt Project remains an open source ecosystem that VMware supports and contributes to.
Salt is tested and packaged to run on CentOS, Debian, RHEL, Ubuntu, MacOS, Windows, and more. Download Salt and get started now.
Installation instructions, getting started guides, in-depth API documentation, and contributing to Salt.
Getting Started with Salt_
Latest Salt Documentation_
Salt’s Contributor Guide_
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Security Announcements_ landing page. Salt Project recommends subscribing to the
Salt Project Security RSS feed_ to receive notification when new information is available regarding security announcements.
Other channels to receive security announcements include the
Salt Community mailing list_ and the
Salt Project Community Slack_.
Responsibly Reporting Security Vulnerabilities ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
When reporting security vulnerabilities for Salt or other SaltStack projects, refer to the
SECURITY.md_ file found in this repository.
Please be sure to review our
Code of Conduct_. Also, check out some of our community resources including:
Salt Project Community Wiki_
Salt Project Community Slack_
Salt Project: IRC on Freenode_
Salt Project YouTube channel_
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There are lots of ways to get involved in our community. Every month, there are around a dozen opportunities to meet with other contributors and the Salt Core team and collaborate in real time. The best way to keep track is by subscribing to the Salt Project Community Events Calendar on the main_ website.
If you have additional questions, email us at [email protected] or reach out directly to the Community Manager, Janae Andrus via Slack. We’d be glad to have you join our community!
Salt is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license. Please see the
LICENSE file_ for the full text of the Apache license, followed by a full summary of the licensing used by external modules.
A complete list of attributions and dependencies can be found here:
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