Software to automate the management and configuration of any infrastructure or application at scale. Get access to the Salt software package repository here:
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What is SaltStack?

SaltStack makes software for complex systems management at scale. SaltStack is the company that created and maintains the Salt Open project and develops and sells SaltStack Enterprise software, services and support. Easy enough to get running in minutes, scalable enough to manage tens of thousands of servers, and fast enough to communicate with them in seconds.

Salt is a new approach to infrastructure management built on a dynamic communication bus. Salt can be used for data-driven orchestration, remote execution for any infrastructure, configuration management for any app stack, and much more.

Download Salt Open

Salt Open is tested and packaged to run on CentOS, Debian, RHEL, Ubuntu, Windows. Download Salt Open and get started now.

Installation Instructions

SaltStack Documentation

Installation instructions, getting started guides, and in-depth API documentation.

Get SaltStack Support and Help

IRC Chat - Join the vibrant, helpful and positive SaltStack chat room in Freenode at #salt. There is no need to introduce yourself, or ask permission to join in, just help and be helped! Make sure to wait for an answer, sometimes it may take a few moments for someone to reply.

SaltStack Slack - Alongside IRC is our SaltStack Community Slack for the SaltStack Working groups. Use the following link to request an invitation.

Mailing List - The SaltStack community users mailing list is hosted by Google groups. Anyone can post to ask questions about SaltStack products and anyone can help answer. Join the conversation!!forum/salt-users

You may subscribe to the list without a Google account by emailing and you may post to the list by emailing

Reporting Issues - To report an issue with Salt, please follow the guidelines for filing bug reports:

SaltStack Support - If you need dedicated, prioritized support, please consider a SaltStack Support package that fits your needs:

Engage SaltStack

SaltConf, User Groups and Meetups - SaltStack has a vibrant and global community of customers, users, developers and enthusiasts. Connect with other Salted folks in your area of the world, or join SaltConf, the SaltStack annual user conference held in Salt Lake City. Please visit the SaltConf site for details of our next conference. Also, please let us know if you would like to start a user group or if we should add your existing SaltStack user group to this list by emailing:

SaltStack Training - Get access to proprietary SaltStack education offerings through instructor-led training offered on-site, virtually or at SaltStack headquarters in Salt Lake City. SaltStack Enterprise training helps increase the value and effectiveness of SaltStack software for any customer and is a prerequisite for coveted SaltStack Certified Engineer (SSCE) status. SaltStack training is also available through several SaltStack professional services offerings.

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Developing Salt

The Salt development team is welcoming, positive, and dedicated to helping people get new code and fixes into SaltStack projects. Log into GitHub and get started with one of the largest developer communities in the world. The following links should get you started: