You can see what changes Terraform is going to try to make using the Terraform plan command. Try it out and try a few common flags used with Terraform plan.
- [Voiceover] So we've taken a high-level look … at how Terraform works, but let's get our hands dirty again … and try some of these things out. … Creating the execution plan is a critical step … in Terraform's workflow, and one way to trigger that … is with the $ terraform plan command. … It will also happen automatically … with the $ terraform apply command, … as it did in our first exercise, … where we just tried deploying a resource. … Let's take a look at the built-in help … so we can see what options … are available with $ terraform plan. … So the command is just $ terraform plan --help. … That help flag will work with any of the Terraform commands. … It's a very handy way to see the syntax. … So just take a minute now, maybe pause the video, … and look through some of these options, … and some of this documentation here. … We're not going to go through all of these, … we're just going to look at some of the most important ones, … but I just want to start with the command itself, …
- Setting up Terraform
- How Terraform works
- Core Terraform commands
- Leveraging style conventions to keep code readable
- Configuring security groups
- Adding load balancers
- Using variables in your code
Skill Level Beginner
DevOps Foundations: Infrastructure as Codewith Ernest Mueller2h 6m Intermediate
1. First Steps with Terraform
2. Terraform in Action
3. Infrastructure as Code
4. Advanced Topics
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