How to setup Terraform on Windows in Azure/AWS/GCP

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

Getting Started

 

RDP into new server

 

Once you have deployed Terraform on Windows server, the first step is to RDP into the new instance once it has fully booted up.  The following links explain how to connect the VM once it has finished being deployed:

 

 

Once logged in, you’re now ready to start setting up your new server as per the following sections. 

Using Terraform

 

Once logged in, you are ready to start using Terraform. You can use any Windows terminal (Powershell or Windows Command Prompt)

 

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/

Support

 

If you have issues with installing Terraform in your cloud environment leave a comment below or contact us directly and we will assist it getting the server up and running

 

Terraform Support

 

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

 

https://www.terraform.io/community.html

 

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.
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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