Open Hour 2021-MAY-13

May 19, 2021 - Sage Robins


General Updates and Announcements

  • Salt Air playlist on YouTube: New videos will be posted each Thursday, including a new one dropping later today!
  • The Hacks Podcast new episode today
  • Virtual Meetup 3rd Wednesday every month 5 PM Mountain and 10 PM UTC – Working Groups will be the topic
  • Virtual Meetup in June will be Asia Pacific time zone!
  • No Docs Clinic Twitch Stream today
  • SaltConf21 virtual 2 day event NOV-03 and NOV-04 – website is coming soon!
    • Call for speakers JUN-07 through JUL-19 a link is coming soon!
  • In May Package Repo changes please see this GitHub Issue
  • Deep Discounts at
  • We are working on a communications plan to be more transparent – for the entire Salt Project


Release Announcements

  • 3003.1 New Release Date MAY-26
  • Test Failures have preventing us from merging in all fixes we have identified to fix for the release and we are working on those test failure fixes, now.

Salt Enhancement Proposals

Open Salt Enhancement Proposals (SEPs)

Working Groups

Docs Working Group and Docs Clinic streams:

  • New docs salt-user-guide
  • Join the #Documentation channel on the community slack
  • Docs Working group is continuing onward, so feel free to join and help the docs

Streams: Test clinics, docs clinics, and idem/pop streams! Find us on Twitch

Q&A plus discussion

  • Demos of large changes and features
  • Definitely the new open source features: Delta Proxy, Native Minions, Agentless Windows
  • Demo of a deploy walkthrough of salt minion via tiamat
  • Retro from the Docs Jam – where is that artifact – Sage will follow up
  • Windows tasks module that wasn’t finished – port to master