Tagged posts - salt

Configuring Prometheus targets with SaltStack cover image

Configuring Prometheus targets with SaltStack

How to configure static Prometheus targets using Salt.


Glynn Forrest
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Rotating pet servers with SaltStack cover image

Rotating pet servers with SaltStack

How to rotate a machine with minimal downtime.


Glynn Forrest
Saturday, August 31, 2019

Building a SaltStack development machine cover image

Building a SaltStack development machine

Using Vagrant and Salt to work on Salt’s codebase.


Glynn Forrest
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Secure servers with SaltStack and Vault (part 5) cover image

Secure servers with SaltStack and Vault (part 5)

Using the Consul storage backend and Consul Template for dynamic configuration files.


Glynn Forrest
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Secure servers with SaltStack and Vault (part 4) cover image

Secure servers with SaltStack and Vault (part 4)

Securing Vault with https and comparing Salt’s x509 states with Vault’s PKI secrets engine.


Glynn Forrest
Friday, May 31, 2019

Using SaltStack for internal SSL certificates cover image

Using SaltStack for internal SSL certificates

How to use the x509 state module to run an internal certificate authority.


Glynn Forrest
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Bootstrapping infrastructure with Salt Cloud and Terraform cover image

Bootstrapping infrastructure with Salt Cloud and Terraform

From zero to working cluster, and how to provision a provisioner


Glynn Forrest
Saturday, March 30, 2019

Secure servers with SaltStack and Vault (part 3) cover image

Secure servers with SaltStack and Vault (part 3)

Creating single-use database credentials.


Glynn Forrest
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Secure servers with SaltStack and Vault (part 2) cover image

Secure servers with SaltStack and Vault (part 2)

Creating policies and tokens with Salt.


Glynn Forrest
Sunday, February 18, 2018

Secure servers with SaltStack and Vault (part 1) cover image

Secure servers with SaltStack and Vault (part 1)

Installing Vault with SaltStack and trying it out.


Glynn Forrest
Thursday, January 25, 2018

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