IAAC — Terraform Fundamentals Part2

  • Introduction to variables in Terraform.
  • Usage of String type of variable with Terraform.
  • Usage of Number type of variable with Terraform.
  • Usage of Bool type of variables with Terraform.
  • Usage of List type of variable with Terraform.
  • Usage of Tuple type of variable with Terraform.
  • Usage of Map type of variable with Terraform.
  • Usage of (local_provider + random_provider) plugins together with Terraform.
  • Here is how the usage of variables being defined for filename and content.
  • ResourceType being used here is “local_file”.
  • ResourceName being used here is “sample_res”.
  • fileName1 → This variable defines the name of the file.
  • contentStringTypeVar → This variable defines the content to be put into the file.
  • The new file named “newFIleThruVar.txt” has been generated and old file has been auto-deleted.
  • Also, see the contents of the file now contains the number, as suggested in Step #1.
  • random_string → This resourceType comes from “random provider” plugin.
  • local_file → This resourceType comes from “local provider” plugin. Also, this resource refers to the resource of random_string type.

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