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Terraform Provider for Azure (Resource Manager)

The AzureRM Terraform Provider allows managing resources within Azure Resource Manager.

When using version 3.0 of the AzureRM Provider we recommend using Terraform 1.x (the latest version can be found here). Whilst older versions of Terraform Core (0.12.x and later) remain compatible with v3.0 of the AzureRM Provider - support for versions prior to 1.0 will be removed in the next major release of the AzureRM Provider (v4.0).

Usage Example

# 1. Specify the version of the AzureRM Provider to use
terraform {
  required_providers {
    azurerm = {
      source = "hashicorp/azurerm"
      version = "=3.0.1"

# 2. Configure the AzureRM Provider
provider "azurerm" {
  # The AzureRM Provider supports authenticating using via the Azure CLI, a Managed Identity
  # and a Service Principal. More information on the authentication methods supported by
  # the AzureRM Provider can be found here:

  # The features block allows changing the behaviour of the Azure Provider, more
  # information can be found here:
  features {}

# 3. Create a resource group
resource "azurerm_resource_group" "example" {
  name     = "example-resources"
  location = "West Europe"

# 4. Create a virtual network within the resource group
resource "azurerm_virtual_network" "example" {
  name                = "example-network"
  resource_group_name =
  location            = azurerm_resource_group.example.location
  address_space       = [""]

Developing & Contributing to the Provider

The file is a basic outline on how to build and develop the provider while more detailed guides geared towards contributors can be found in the /contributing directory of this repository.