How to Setup Terraform on Ubuntu Linux in Azure/AWS/GCP

To install Terraform on Ubuntu Linux in any of the cloud platforms, the best way is to use the available images in the marketplace that run Terraform opensource on Linux Ubuntu with the recommended configuration. Production ready. Click on the links below to deploy to your preferred cloud platform.

Terraform Ubuntu

Setup Terraform on Azure

Setup Terraform on AWS

Setup Terraform on GCP

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Terraform Ubuntu Cloud
Install Terraform Ubuntu in the Cloud on Azure, AWS or Google GCP.

Terraform Server features

  • Terraform is a graph database or infrastructure as code (IaC) tool that allows you to build, change, and version infrastructure safely and efficiently.  It takes care of components such as compute instances, storage, and networking, as well as high-level components such as DNS entries, SaaS features, etc.
  • it allows users to observe functions such as numeric, string, date and time, collections as well as encoding functions;
  • a configuration language that supports interpolation and enables admins to pass functions as a string to perform a range of operations;
  • the ability to translate HCL code into the JSON format;
  • a feature called Module Count that specifies the number of modules that have been applied to an infrastructure.

Getting Started with Terraform on Ubuntu

Connect (SSH) into new server

Once your Terraform server has been deployed, the following links explain how to connect to a Linux VM:

 

 

Once connected and logged in, the following section explains how to start using Terraform

Using Terraform

Once logged in, you’re ready to start using terraform. To confirm the installation was successful, run the following command:

				
					terraform -v
				
			

You should see an output of the version that is installed.

Terraform Documentation

You are now ready to start using Terraform and deploying infrastructure. 

 

The following links to documentation explain how to use Terraform for each cloud platform

 

Learn to provision infrastructure with HashiCorp Terraform

https://learn.hashicorp.com/terraform

 

Terraform Documentation

https://www.terraform.io/docs/

Terraform Support

Support for using Terraform can be found on their community section:

https://www.terraform.io/community

 
Disclaimer: Terraform is a registered trademark of HashiCorp, Inc and is licensed under Mozilla Public License v2. No warrantee of any kind, express or implied, is included with this software. Use at your risk, responsibility for damages (if any) to anyone resulting from the use of this software rest entirely with the user. The author is not responsible for any damage that its use could cause.
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Andrew Fitzgerald

Cloud Solution Architect. Helping customers transform their business to the cloud. 20 years experience working in complex infrastructure environments and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert on everything Cloud

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