Lab configuration

The entire documentation for SaltStack Training course is available at URL http://saltstack.newt.cz/.

Following list shows configuration servers and managed nodes deployed in the training lab.

SaltStack All-in-1 Training Lab
Name IP address Service OS
cfg01 assigned at premise Salt Master, 3 Salt Minions Ubuntu Linux

Workstation configuration

You need to connect to your configuration server to port 22 to connect to your config server.

Linux/Mac configuration

Please download SSH key id_rsa.

Use terminal of your choice to connect to your configuration server’s IP address.

chmod 400 ~/Downloads/id_rsa

ssh -i ~/Downloads/id_rsa  [email protected]<ip_address>

Windows configuration

Download the private SSH key from id_rsa.

Change the function keys and keypad under Terminal/keyboard tab to Xterm R6.

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PuTTY Xterm R6 configuration

Then under Connection > SSH Auth tab press the Browse button and select your id_rsa.pkk file.

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Add private key to PuTTY

Finally go to Session and put root@<PUBLIC_IP> under Host name. Then type workshop under Saved Sessions and press Save button. Now you can start your saved session.

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Save PuTTY session

Lab connections

Once on the cfg01 node, start screen terminal session byobu.

cfg01# byobu

Use F2 to open new window and F3/F4 keys to switch between opened windows and will be used to start the svc0x minions.