Targeting

Length: 00:11:40

Lesson Summary:

So now that we know how to use our execution modules to direct commands across multiple servers, we need to consider how we determine which servers we want to run our commands on. Previously, we utilized the * wildcard to work with all our minions.

Salt offers various ways in which we can target our minions, we can call them via:

  • Minion name
  • Grains
  • Node group
  • Pillar data
  • Subnet or IP address
  • SECO range
    • For those utilizing SECO tools


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