community.general.saltstack – Allow ansible to piggyback on salt minions


This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 3.8.3).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.saltstack.


  • This allows you to use existing Saltstack infrastructure to connect to targets.