I am a few months into working with the official Terraform provider for OCI and my opinion is that Oracle still has a lot of work ahead of them. I honestly don’t understand how some things are as bad as they are. That might sound a bit scathing but let’s remember that Oracle has no […]
Working with Terraform to build VM’s in Azure for proof-of-concept work, I often opt to use Ubuntu for my Linux systems. Up until 18.04 everything worked fine but when I tried to go to 20.04 or later my Terraform deployment would error out with: Failure sending request: StatusCode=404 — Original Error: Code="PlatformImageNotFound" Message="The platform image […]
Terraform – Weird List Expansion Syntax – “var.some_list[*]…” – Supply a List of “newbits” to cidrsubnets Function.
Working with the cidrsubnets function in Terraform is a bit of a pain – but it’s so extremely handy for automated networking that it’s worth spending the time to figure it out. Suffice to say, I am not going to dig deep on how to use cidrsubnets; rather I am going to bring up a […]
If you thought the title of this article was just a bunch of mental word vomit, well, it kind of is. But the words all have meaning and I wanted to quickly talk about a key issue that I have continued to come across in my journey with Terraform… namely, getting things to apply consistently […]