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salt-minion(1)

2019.2.0
Jan 08, 2019

salt-minion

client package for salt, the distributed remote execution system

salt

Central system and configuration manager

NAME

salt-minion - salt-minion Documentation
The Salt minion daemon, receives commands from a remote Salt master.

SYNOPSIS

salt-minion [ options ]

DESCRIPTION

The Salt minion receives commands from the central Salt master and replies with the results of said commands.

OPTIONS

--version
Print the version of Salt that is running.
--versions-report
Show program\(aqs dependencies and version number, and then exit
-h, --help Show the help message and exit
-c CONFIG_DIR, --config-dir=CONFIG_dir
The location of the Salt configuration directory. This directory contains the configuration files for Salt master and minions. The default location on most systems is /etc/salt.
-u USER, --user=USER
Specify user to run salt-minion
-d, --daemon
Run salt-minion as a daemon
--pid-file PIDFILE
Specify the location of the pidfile. Default: /var/run/salt-minion.pid

Logging Options

Logging options which override any settings defined on the configuration files.
-l LOG_LEVEL, --log-level=LOG_LEVEL
Console logging log level. One of all, garbage, trace, debug, info, warning, error, quiet. Default: warning.
--log-file=LOG_FILE
Log file path. Default: /var/log/salt/minion.
--log-file-level=LOG_LEVEL_LOGFILE
Logfile logging log level. One of all, garbage, trace, debug, info, warning, error, quiet. Default: warning.

AUTHOR

Thomas S. Hatch <> and many others, please see the Authors file
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