In October 2020, VMware acquired SaltStack, a pioneer in building intelligent, event-driven automation software, SaltStack helps customers to automate ITOps, DevOps, NetOps or SecOps functions.

 

With the acquisition of SaltStack VMware has broadened its automation capabilities including software configuration management, network automation, and infrastructure automation. Additionally, SaltStack offers robust configuration compliance and vulnerability management capabilities—which will enable vRealize to help support customers’ SecOps practices.

Technical Support and Licensing 

Support Portal

On March 5th, 2021 support for SalStack products transitioned to VMware.

 

https://customerconnect.vmware.com

Licensing

Please see the following KB article for standalone configuration licensing.

 

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/82694

Additional Resources