This post gives you instructions to download and install the latest release of SaltStack 2016.11(Latest) version in Debian 7 (Wheezy) .

If you would like to upgrading Debian 7 (Wheezy) from 2015.8.7 to 2016.11.3

You must run the following commands to remove previous versions of Salt.

$ sudo apt-get remove python-pycrypto

$ sudo apt-get remove python-apache-libcloud

Execute the below command to import the SaltStack 2016.11.3 repository key,

$wget -O - | sudo apt-key add -

Save the below line to /etc/apt/sources.list.d/saltstack.list:

deb wheezy main

Execute the command to updates:

$ sudo apt-get update

Now, install the SaltStack 2016.11(Latest) packages in Debian 7 (Wheezy) - salt-minion, salt-master or other salt components,

$ sudo apt-get install salt-master

$ sudo apt-get install salt-minion

$ sudo apt-get install salt-ssh

$ sudo apt-get install salt-syndic

$ sudo apt-get install salt-cloud

$ sudo apt-get install salt-api

Start or Stop the above services,

$ sudo service [Salt-*] start

$ sudo service [Salt-*] stop

Restart all the upgraded services(Upgrade Only)

$ sudo systemctl restart salt-minion