- Distributed shell: Ability to execute remote commands on all targets at once.
- Package Helper: Upgrades all your machines with one command: The package method of SaltStack allows easy host updates. (See https://docs.saltstack.com/en/... .)
We spent far less time to upgrade and configure all of our hosts. A lot of time was saved.
I'm not aware if a UI exists or not. There are a lot of possibilities, like having a kind of dashboard that would recap all of the states and responses to commands.
I’ve used this solution for four years.
I have not encountered any stability issues.
It is very scalable!
I have not used technical support.
This is the first solution I have used.
The setup was pretty straightforward, especially compared to "legacy" solutions.
It is non-paid product usage.
I evaluated Ansible.
Read the documentation. There is nothing fancy or special to know before using it.