Salt Guide Overview

Updated: 2024-07-12

Salt is a remote execution engine, configuration management and orchestration system used by SUSE Manager to manage clients.

In SUSE Manager, the Salt master runs on the SUSE Manager Server, allowing you to register and manage Salt clients.

This book is designed to be a primer for using Salt with SUSE Manager.

For more information about Salt, see the Salt documentation at

The current version of Salt in SUSE Manager is 3006.0.