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Install unzip

sudo apt-get install unzip

Download latest version of the terraform

wget https://releases.hashicorp.com/terraform/0.11.8/terraform_0.11.8_linux_amd64.zip

Extract the downloaded file archive

unzip terraform_0.11.8_linux_amd64.zip

Move the executable into a directory searched for executables

sudo mv terraform /usr/local/bin/

Run it

terraform --version

Provision AWS EC2 Cloud Instance

Source: linoxide.com

Create EC2 user under:

IAM > Users > Add User
click only "Programmatic access".
Create Group: filter by keyword AmazonEC2, Select AmazonEC2FullAccess.
Download .csv file

Initialise Terraform:

mkdir terraform
cd terraform/
terraform init
nano aws.tf
provider "aws" {
access_key = "AKIAJTS6BwYereLDFVNWA"
secret_key = "lWjjHcTnadsEAmgh/fFYpQmSFUCUsy9Twvdd5122vY"
region = "us-west-2"

resource "aws_instance" "ubuntu-instance" {
ami = "ami-23b34343"
instance_type = "t2.micro"
tags {
Name = "my-terraform-ubuntu-instance"

Provision the instance:

terraform plan
terraform apply

Check the instance:

terraform show

Remove the Instance:

terraform destroy


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