salt-cloud is Now Part of Salt!
salt-cloud project has been merged into the main Salt repository
as of Salt's 2014.1 release.
We recommend installing salt-cloud using a package manager as usual. Some
distributions (RHEL/Cent) have split packages and so the package name will
salt-cloud and require a separate install. Some distributions do not
split packages and it will be bundled within the
Verify which version you have installed by running
--version; if the version number does not start with
2014 you are
running an old release.
No further development will take place in this repository. It will be left in the current state for historical purposes. Issues should be filed on the Salt repository.
Current documentation now lives within the main Salt documentation.
- `The main salt-cloud Table of Contents
- `Full list of cloud modules
- `Archived release notes
Frequently asked questions
- What Salt release includes
- Salt will include native
salt-cloudin the Salt Hydrogen release.
- What does this mean for the future of
One fewer dependency.
salt-cloudwill continue to operate in the same way and the config files will live in the same location as before. The only end-user difference is
salt-cloudwill not need to be installed as a separate package.
- What will happen to the
salt-cloudrepository and issue tracker?
- We will leave the
salt-cloudrepository in place on GitHub for the foreseeable future. It will contain this deprecation notice and serve as a historical reference.
- Has the commit history and authorship for
We have merged these two repositories using
git mvfollowed by a regular
git mergethat preserves all the rich Git history and authorship of
salt-cloud. All commits made to
salt-cloudcan be referenced using the exact same SHA1 in the Salt repository.
In order to view the full history of a file that came from the
salt-cloudrepository from within the Salt repository use the
--followflag in Git. Unfortunately, at the time of writing, GitHub's history view does not include this flag. For example, to view the full history of the
git log --follow path/to/clouds/ec2.py
Note, any commit messages that reference GitHub issues from a commit from
salt-cloudwill get confused and link to the corresponding issue in the Salt repository (if there is one of that same issue number).