How to install Terraform in Windows

Terraform is a tool for building, changing, and versioning infrastructure safely and efficiently. Terraform can manage existing and popular service providers as well as custom in-house solutions. Below are the steps for installing terraform in windows.

  • Navigate to terraform download page https://www.terraform.io/downloads.html and download terraform for windows.
  • Extract the downloaded zip file
  • Place the terraform executable in "C:\Program Files (x86)" directory.
  • In windows control panel navigate "view Advanced system settings" and click on "Environment Variables".
  • Add the path of terraform executable folder to "Path" in "System variables pane".
  • Launch new cmd prompt and run below command, you should see terraform version as output.
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    terraform --version
            
    
    

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