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Salt Foundation E-learning

Salt (or SaltStack) is an open source system and configuration management tool. It is written in Python, which is why it is necessary to have sound knowledge of this programming language. Automation of management and configuration of any web application at scale are achieved by SaltStack, which provides a multitude of tools to implement commands across multiple systems. 

Throughout this Salt Foundation e-learning course, you will learn to build, deploy, and manage your own system infrastructure with ease by utilising Salt’s potential to the fullest.

Course overview

About the course

The course covers installing and configuring Salt, applying and managing web applications to Docker containers behind an HAproxy load balancer. It also includes practical methods and tools for digital forensics.

What's covered?

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Lesson 1 - Installation and set up 
  • Lesson 2 - Execution modules 
  • Lesson 3 - The state of an infrastructure 
  • Lesson 4 - Expanding states with Jinja and Pillar 
  • Lesson 5 - Complex state trees 
  • Lesson 6 - Events and the reactor 
  • Lesson 7 - The Salt REST API


6 hours

Target audience

The course is ideal for:

  • Software developers who want to automate and manage their infrastructure
  • Anyone who is aspiring to make a career in software development utilising Salt


Sound knowledge of ZeroMQ and Python programming language is necessary.

Learning objectives

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Install and set up Salt
  • Understand various Salt modules and they communicate with machines
  • Comprehend the need for execution modules
  • Gain knowledge on Salt state of an infrastructure
  • Execute complex state trees
  • React to real-time events
  • Identify the Salt rest API features

What's included?

Salt Foundation is offered by Simplilearn, a partner of ILX Group.

Duration of access

12 months online access to accredited e-learning