File Extension Library

.SPM File Extension

  • Developer by: SaltStack
  • Category: Compressed Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .SPM files and how to open them?

Can't open .SPM file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .SPM file.

What is a .SPM file extension?

.SPM file extension is created by SaltStack. .SPM has been classified as Compressed Files. The format of .SPM file is Binary.

.SPM is Salt Package Manager Formula Package

An SPM file is a package created by Salt Package Manager (SPM), a program used to package Salt formulas to distribute them to Salt masters. It is a compressed folder that contains a collection of pillar, jinja, and state files that make up a formula. SPM files can be used for various purposes, such as setting up users or permissions or configuring and starting a service.

To build an SPM package organize the formula files in a folder on the build system, create a FORMULA file (stores metadata used by SPM) in the root of the package folder, and run spm build . The package is built in the /srv/spm_build folder.

Salt is a configuration management system that is used to maintain remote nodes in defined states. It can also be used as a distributed remote execution system to execute commands and search data on remote nodes. A Salt master is a server that acts as a central control bus for the minions, which are clients.

For more information about Salt, click here.

List of all softwares that can open the Salt Package Manager Formula Package

How to fix problems with .SPM files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .SPM files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .SPM file format
  2. You need to check the .SPM file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)