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Terraform oVirt Provider plugin

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This plugin allows Terraform to work with the oVirt Virtual Machine management platform. It requires oVirt 4.x.


Firstly, this project is inspired by EMSL-MSC, the author @Maigard surely done a outstanding work and great thanks to him.

While in the last five months, the upstream project was not actively maintained and the pull request I committed is still not reviewed. Since this project is a heavy work in progress, for intuitive and convenient usage, I replaced the references of EMSL-MSC with imjoey in main.go, README and some other CI configuration files.

If possible, I would surely be happy to contribute back to the upstream again. ^_^ .


  • Terraform 0.11.x
  • Go 1.11 (to build the provider plugin)

Building The Provider

Clone repository to: $GOPATH/src/

$ mkdir -p $GOPATH/src/
$ cd $GOPATH/src/
$ git clone

Enter the provider directory and build the provider

$ cd $GOPATH/src/
$ make build

Using the provider

If you're building the provider, follow the instructions to install it as a plugin. After placing it into your plugins directory, run terraform init to initialize it.

Provider Usage

  • Provider Configuration
provider "ovirt" {
  username = "username@profile"
  url = "https://ovirt/ovirt-engine/api"
  password = "Password"
  • username - (Required) The username to access the oVirt api including the profile used
  • url - (Required) The url to the api endpoint (usually the ovirt server with a path of /ovirt-engine/api)
  • password - (Required) Password to access the server
  • Resources
    • ovirt_cluster
    • ovirt_datacenter
    • ovirt_disk
    • ovirt_disk_attachment
    • ovirt_host
    • ovirt_mac_pool
    • ovirt_network
    • ovirt_storage_domain
    • ovirt_tag
    • ovirt_user
    • ovirt_vm
    • ovirt_vnic
    • ovirt_vnic_profile
  • Data Sources
    • ovirt_authzs
    • ovirt_clusters
    • ovirt_datacenters
    • ovirt_disks
    • ovirt_mac_pools
    • ovirt_networks
    • ovirt_storagedomains
    • ovirt_users
    • ovirt_vms
    • ovirt_vnic_profiles

Provider Documents

Currently the documents for this provider is not hosted by the offcial site Terraform Providers. Please enter the provider directory and build the website locallly.

$ cd $GOPATH/src/
$ make website

The commands above will start a docker-based web server powered by Middleman, which hosts the documents in website directory. Simply open http://localhost:4567/docs/providers/ovirt and enjoy them.

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