Downloads:

76,962

Downloads of v 2015.8.5:

875

Last Update:

29 Feb 2016

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • SaltStack

Tags:

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Salt Minion

This is not the latest version of Salt Minion available.

2015.8.5 | Updated: 29 Feb 2016

Downloads:

76,962

Downloads of v 2015.8.5:

875

Software Author(s):

  • SaltStack

Salt Minion 2015.8.5

This is not the latest version of Salt Minion available.

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Details

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

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

>

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

>

NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade saltminion -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade saltminion -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure saltminion installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: saltminion
    state: present
    version: 2015.8.5
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

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chocolatey_package 'saltminion' do
  action    :install
  version  '2015.8.5'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: saltminion,
    Version: 2015.8.5,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller saltminion
{
   Name     = 'saltminion'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2015.8.5'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'saltminion':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2015.8.5',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install saltminion version="2015.8.5" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 29 Feb 2016.

Description

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.


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$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
# 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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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Salt Minion (Install) 3001.1.0 7 Monday, October 12, 2020 Waiting for Maintainer
Salt Minion (Install) 3000.3.0 14619 Thursday, May 14, 2020 Approved
Salt Minion (Install) 3000.2.0 3162 Thursday, April 30, 2020 Approved
Salt Minion (Install) 3000.1.0 329 Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Approved
Salt Minion 3000.0.0.1 713 Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Approved
Salt Minion (Install) 2019.2.5 61 Thursday, May 14, 2020 Approved
Salt Minion (Install) 2019.2.4 384 Thursday, April 30, 2020 Approved
Salt Minion 2019.2.2 3173 Sunday, October 27, 2019 Approved

  • Supports /master=yoursaltmaster and /minion-name=yourminionname parameters.
    • Installs as a windows service .
    • Uninstaller requires user confirmation.
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