Before you start, ensure you have the following:

  • An AWS IAM account with administrator access.

  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS installed on your local machine.

  • SSL certificate generated for your domain/subdomain

     To generate certificate from AWS
              1> Go to Certificate manager in AWS web console
              2> On top left hand side click on list certificates
              3> Once open on the top right side click on Request
              4> Click next
              5> Type the FQDN(fully qualified domain/subdomain name eg:
              6> Click request
              7> Click on refresh button
              8> You should see the newely requested certificate.
              9> Click on the certificate ID
              10> Under Domain you should see the generated CNAME records
              11> Add these CNAME records to your domain manager.
              12> Once CNAME records are entered in Domain manager it should take between 1-3 hours to generate the certificates
              13> Once generated the status should show in green issued
              14> Click on certificate ID once more
              15> Find and copy the Certificate ARN
  • AWS CLI installed on your machine.

  • To install follow the below steps

curl "" -o ""
sudo ./aws/instal

Verify AWS CLI Installation

  1. Run the following command to check if AWS CLI is installed properly.

    aws --version

    You should see the version of AWS CLI installed.

  2. Configure AWS CLI

    Use the AWS configure command to set up your credentials.

    aws configure

    Enter your AWS Access Key ID, Secret Access Key, region, and output format when prompted.

  3. Install terraform

 sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -y gnupg software-properties-common

Install the HashiCorp GPG key

wget -O- | \
gpg --dearmor | \
sudo tee /usr/share/keyrings/hashicorp-archive-keyring.gpg > /dev/null

Verify the key's fingerprint.

 gpg --no-default-keyring \
--keyring /usr/share/keyrings/hashicorp-archive-keyring.gpg \
echo "deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/hashicorp-archive-keyring.gpg] \ $(lsb_release -cs) main" | \
sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/hashicorp.list

Download the package information from HashiCorp.

 sudo apt update

Install Terraform from the new repository.

 sudo apt-get install terraform

Verify the installation

Verify that the installation worked by opening a new terminal session and listing Terraform's available subcommands.

 terraform -help

Add any subcommand to terraform -help to learn more about what it does and available options.

 terraform -help plan

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