Instead of the Web UI, you can use the command line to register a Salt client to a proxy.
This procedure requires that you have installed the Salt package on the Salt client before registration.
For SLE 12 based clients, you also must have activated the
Advanced Systems Management module.
Registering traditional clients on the command line is also possible, but it requires more steps. It is not covered here. Use the bootstrap script procedure to register traditional clients. For more information, see script-client-proxy.adoc.
Choose a client configuration file located at:
This is sometimes also called a minion file.
Add the proxy FQDN as the
masterto the client configuration file:
systemctl restart salt-minion
On the server, accept the new client key; replace
<client>with the name of your client:
salt-key -a '<client>'