Install Terraform on macOS
This article is for those looking for a detailed and straightforward guide on installing Terraform on macOS.
Terraform is HashiCorp’s infrastructure as a code tool. It lets you define resources and infrastructure in human-readable, declarative configuration files, and manages your infrastructure’s lifecycle. Using Terraform has several advantages over manually managing your infrastructure.
In this guide, we will consider the case when you already have the Homebrew package manager installed.
To install Homebrew, you can use the command:
This guide covers installation using the terminal emulator iTerm2.
We connect the repository with formulas for Homebrew using the command:
Run the Terraform installation with the command:
Next, you can see the installed version of Terraform using the command:
Everything is ready to use Terraform.
You can read more about how to configure AWS CLI in my guide “Configure AWS CLI”.