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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's 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.

See Also

salt(1) salt(7) salt-master(1)

Author

Thomas S. Hatch <thatch45@gmail.com> and many others, please see the Authors file

Referenced By

salt(1), salt(7), salt-call(1), salt-cloud(1), salt-cp(1), salt-key(1), salt-master(1), salt-proxy(1), salt-run(1), salt-ssh(1), salt-syndic(1), salt-unity(1), spm(1).

October 31, 2016 2016.11.0 Salt