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Salt Minion

2015.8.5

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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 2/29/2016.

This package installs a salt minion on your system as a windows service. The Salt minion receives commands from the central Salt master and replies with the results of said commands.
Note that the Salt Minion Installer supports two arguments: /master=yoursaltmaster /minion-name=yourminionname. These arguments can be passed to the package via the -installargs parameter.

To install Salt Minion, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install saltminion --version 2015.8.5

To upgrade Salt Minion, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade saltminion --version 2015.8.5

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'saltminion'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $baseurl = 'https://repo.saltstack.com/windows'
    $version = '2015.8.5'
    
    $isSytem32Bit = (($Env:PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE -eq 'x86') -and ($Env:PROCESSOR_ARCHITEW6432 -eq $null))
    
    $os = if ($isSytem32Bit) { "x86" } else { "AMD64" }
    
    $url = "$baseurl/Salt-Minion-$version-$os-Setup.exe"
    $url64 = "$baseurl/Salt-Minion-$version-$os-Setup.exe"
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    # By default, salt installs in c:\salt This package will attempt to call the uninstall executable from there. 
    C:\salt\uninst.exe /S

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  • SaltStack

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Release Notes

  • Supports /master=yoursaltmaster and /minion-name=yourminionname parameters.

    • Installs as a windows service .

    • Uninstaller requires user confirmation.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Salt Minion 2017.7.1 667 Tuesday, August 15, 2017 approved
Salt Minion 2017.7.0 302 Wednesday, July 26, 2017 approved
Salt Minion 2016.11.6 812 Wednesday, June 28, 2017 approved
Salt Minion 2016.11.5 617 Friday, May 19, 2017 approved
Salt Minion 2016.11.4 480 Thursday, April 27, 2017 approved
Salt Minion 2016.11.3 427 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 approved
Salt Minion 2016.11.2 334 Tuesday, January 31, 2017 approved
Salt Minion 2016.11.1 58 Sunday, January 29, 2017 approved
Salt Minion 2016.3.4 275 Wednesday, December 21, 2016 approved
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