salt.modules.sysmod

The sys module provides information about the available functions on the minion

salt.modules.sysmod.argspec(module=u'')

Return the argument specification of functions in Salt execution modules.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.argspec pkg.install
salt '*' sys.argspec sys
salt '*' sys.argspec

Module names can be specified as globs.

New in version 2015.5.0.

salt '*' sys.argspec 'pkg.*'
salt.modules.sysmod.doc(*args)

Return the docstrings for all modules. Optionally, specify a module or a function to narrow the selection.

The strings are aggregated into a single document on the master for easy reading.

Multiple modules/functions can be specified.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.doc
salt '*' sys.doc sys
salt '*' sys.doc sys.doc
salt '*' sys.doc network.traceroute user.info

Modules can be specified as globs.

New in version 2015.5.0.

salt '*' sys.doc 'sys.*'
salt '*' sys.doc 'sys.list_*'
salt.modules.sysmod.list_functions(*args, **kwargs)

List the functions for all modules. Optionally, specify a module or modules from which to list.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.list_functions
salt '*' sys.list_functions sys
salt '*' sys.list_functions sys user

Function names can be specified as globs.

New in version 2015.5.0.

salt '*' sys.list_functions 'sys.list_*'

New in version ?.

salt '*' sys.list_functions 'module.specific_function'
salt.modules.sysmod.list_modules(*args)

List the modules loaded on the minion

New in version 2015.5.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.list_modules

Module names can be specified as globs.

salt '*' sys.list_modules 's*'
salt.modules.sysmod.list_renderers(*args)

List the renderers loaded on the minion

New in version 2015.5.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.list_renderers

Render names can be specified as globs.

salt '*' sys.list_renderers 'yaml*'
salt.modules.sysmod.list_returner_functions(*args, **kwargs)

List the functions for all returner modules. Optionally, specify a returner module or modules from which to list.

New in version 2014.7.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.list_returner_functions
salt '*' sys.list_returner_functions mysql
salt '*' sys.list_returner_functions mysql etcd

Returner names can be specified as globs.

New in version 2015.5.0.

salt '*' sys.list_returner_functions 'sqlite3.get_*'
salt.modules.sysmod.list_returners(*args)

List the returners loaded on the minion

New in version 2014.7.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.list_returners

Returner names can be specified as globs.

New in version 2015.5.0.

salt '*' sys.list_returners 's*'
salt.modules.sysmod.list_runner_functions(*args, **kwargs)

List the functions for all runner modules. Optionally, specify a runner module or modules from which to list.

New in version 2014.7.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.list_runner_functions
salt '*' sys.list_runner_functions state
salt '*' sys.list_runner_functions state virt

Runner function names can be specified as globs.

New in version 2015.5.0.

salt '*' sys.list_runner_functions 'state.*' 'virt.*'
salt.modules.sysmod.list_runners(*args)

List the runners loaded on the minion

New in version 2014.7.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.list_runners

Runner names can be specified as globs.

New in version 2015.5.0.

salt '*' sys.list_runners 'm*'
salt.modules.sysmod.list_state_functions(*args, **kwargs)

List the functions for all state modules. Optionally, specify a state module or modules from which to list.

New in version 2014.7.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.list_state_functions
salt '*' sys.list_state_functions file
salt '*' sys.list_state_functions pkg user

State function names can be specified as globs.

New in version 2015.5.0.

salt '*' sys.list_state_functions 'file.*'
salt '*' sys.list_state_functions 'file.s*'

New in version ?.

salt '*' sys.list_state_functions 'module.specific_function'
salt.modules.sysmod.list_state_modules(*args)

List the modules loaded on the minion

New in version 2014.7.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.list_state_modules

State module names can be specified as globs.

New in version 2015.5.0.

salt '*' sys.list_state_modules 'mysql_*'
salt.modules.sysmod.reload_modules()

Tell the minion to reload the execution modules

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.reload_modules
salt.modules.sysmod.renderer_doc(*args)

Return the docstrings for all renderers. Optionally, specify a renderer or a function to narrow the selection.

The strings are aggregated into a single document on the master for easy reading.

Multiple renderers can be specified.

New in version 2015.5.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.renderer_doc
salt '*' sys.renderer_doc cheetah
salt '*' sys.renderer_doc jinja json

Renderer names can be specified as globs.

salt '*' sys.renderer_doc 'c*' 'j*'
salt.modules.sysmod.returner_argspec(module=u'')

Return the argument specification of functions in Salt returner modules.

New in version 2015.5.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.returner_argspec xmpp
salt '*' sys.returner_argspec xmpp smtp
salt '*' sys.returner_argspec

Returner names can be specified as globs.

salt '*' sys.returner_argspec 'sqlite3.*'
salt.modules.sysmod.returner_doc(*args)

Return the docstrings for all returners. Optionally, specify a returner or a function to narrow the selection.

The strings are aggregated into a single document on the master for easy reading.

Multiple returners/functions can be specified.

New in version 2014.7.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.returner_doc
salt '*' sys.returner_doc sqlite3
salt '*' sys.returner_doc sqlite3.get_fun
salt '*' sys.returner_doc sqlite3.get_fun etcd.get_fun

Returner names can be specified as globs.

New in version 2015.5.0.

salt '*' sys.returner_doc 'sqlite3.get_*'
salt.modules.sysmod.runner_argspec(module=u'')

Return the argument specification of functions in Salt runner modules.

New in version 2015.5.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.runner_argspec state
salt '*' sys.runner_argspec http
salt '*' sys.runner_argspec

Runner names can be specified as globs.

salt '*' sys.runner_argspec 'winrepo.*'
salt.modules.sysmod.runner_doc(*args)

Return the docstrings for all runners. Optionally, specify a runner or a function to narrow the selection.

The strings are aggregated into a single document on the master for easy reading.

Multiple runners/functions can be specified.

New in version 2014.7.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.runner_doc
salt '*' sys.runner_doc cache
salt '*' sys.runner_doc cache.grains
salt '*' sys.runner_doc cache.grains mine.get

Runner names can be specified as globs.

New in version 2015.5.0.

salt '*' sys.runner_doc 'cache.clear_*'
salt.modules.sysmod.state_argspec(module=u'')

Return the argument specification of functions in Salt state modules.

New in version 2015.5.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.state_argspec pkg.installed
salt '*' sys.state_argspec file
salt '*' sys.state_argspec

State names can be specified as globs.

salt '*' sys.state_argspec 'pkg.*'
salt.modules.sysmod.state_doc(*args)

Return the docstrings for all states. Optionally, specify a state or a function to narrow the selection.

The strings are aggregated into a single document on the master for easy reading.

Multiple states/functions can be specified.

New in version 2014.7.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.state_doc
salt '*' sys.state_doc service
salt '*' sys.state_doc service.running
salt '*' sys.state_doc service.running ipables.append

State names can be specified as globs.

New in version 2015.5.0.

salt '*' sys.state_doc 'service.*' 'iptables.*'
salt.modules.sysmod.state_schema(module=u'')

Return a JSON Schema for the given state function(s)

New in version 2016.3.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' sys.state_schema
salt '*' sys.state_schema pkg.installed