Intelligent looping in saltstack state files – Testing for pillar data on the fly

So bit ago I made a post about looping through a set of keys in pillar data to populate an ssh-keys file. I'd like to expand on that a bit. I've got a salt [...]

For loops and pillar data in saltstack states

I was tinkering with iterating through pillar data in saltstack and I hit an odd bump. First and foremost, pillar data is apparently only available during the [...]

Configuring PostgreSQL on CentOS using Saltstack

Recently I've fallen in love with a mass server management system called "Salt" or "Saltstack".  After playing with Chef and Puppet, this thing stands out as [...]