Module to provide information about minions
Kill the salt minion.
If you have a monitor that restarts
salt-minion when it dies then this is a great way to restart after a minion upgrade.
>$ salt minion minion.kill minion1: ---------- killed: 7874 retcode: 0 minion2: ---------- killed: 29071 retcode: 0
The result of the salt command shows the process ID of the minions and the results of a kill signal to the minion in as the
0 is success, anything else is a failure.
Return a list of accepted, denied, unaccepted and rejected keys. This is the same output as salt-key -L
salt 'master' minion.list
Kill and restart the salt minion.
The configuration key
minion_restart_command is an argv list for the command to restart the minion. If
minion_restart_command is not specified or empty then the
argv of the current process will be used.
if the configuration value
minion_restart_command is not set and the
-d (daemonize) argument is missing from
argv then the minion will be killed but will not be restarted and will require the parent process to perform the restart. This behavior is intended for managed salt minion processes.
>$ salt minion minion.restart minion1: ---------- comment: - Restart using process argv: - /home/omniture/install/bin/salt-minion - -d - -c - /home/omniture/install/etc/salt killed: 10070 restart: ---------- stderr: stdout: retcode: 0 minion2: ---------- comment: - Using configuration minion_restart_command: - /home/omniture/install/bin/salt-minion - --not-an-option - -d - -c - /home/omniture/install/etc/salt - Restart failed killed: 10896 restart: ---------- stderr: Usage: salt-minion salt-minion: error: no such option: --not-an-option stdout: retcode: 64
The result of the command shows the process ID of
minion1 that is shutdown (killed) and the results of the restart. If there is a failure in the restart it will be reflected in a non-zero
retcode and possibly output in the
stdout values along with addition information in the
comment field as is demonstrated with
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