Terraform is an open-source foundation as code, programming instrument made by HashiCorp. It empowers clients to characterize and arrangement server farm foundation utilizing an explanatory setup language known as HashiCorp Configuration Language (HCL), or alternatively JSON.
In this post, We will install and configure Terraform on ubutnu.
To download the terraform by using the following command.
$ cd /tmp/
$ wget https://releases.hashicorp.com/terraform/0.13.3/terraform_0.13.3_linux_amd64.zip
Unzip the Package
To unzip the downloaded the terraform’s zip file use the following command for that.
$ sudo unzip terraform*
Move the extracted files of terraform by following the command.
$ sudo mv terraform /usr/local/bin
Verify the Terraform Version
Use the following command to get installed terraform version.
$ terraform version
Install Terrafom using Bash Shell script
sudo unzip terraform*
sudo mv terraform /usr/local/bin
Get Terraform Help
To get terraform command, Execute the terraform cli like this.
Sample Output :-
Usage: terraform [-version] [-help] <command> [args]
The available commands for execution are listed below.
The most common, useful commands are shown first, followed by
less common or more advanced commands. If you’re just getting
started with Terraform, stick with the common commands. For the
other commands, please read the help and docs before usage.
apply Builds or changes infrastructure
console Interactive console for Terraform interpolations
destroy Destroy Terraform-managed infrastructure
env Workspace management
fmt Rewrites config files to canonical format
get Download and install modules for the configuration
graph Create a visual graph of Terraform resources
import Import existing infrastructure into Terraform
init Initialize a Terraform working directory
login Obtain and save credentials for a remote host
logout Remove locally-stored credentials for a remote host
output Read an output from a state file
plan Generate and show an execution plan
providers Prints a tree of the providers used in the configuration
refresh Update local state file against real resources
show Inspect Terraform state or plan
taint Manually mark a resource for recreation
untaint Manually unmark a resource as tainted
validate Validates the Terraform files
version Prints the Terraform version
workspace Workspace management
All other commands:
0.12upgrade Rewrites pre-0.12 module source code for v0.12
debug Debug output management (experimental)
force-unlock Manually unlock the terraform state
push Obsolete command for Terraform Enterprise legacy (v1)
state Advanced state management