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README.md

Terraform Linux Provider Build Status

I realize that the name 'Linux Provider' is misleading, but I needed this provider and couldn't find a more suitable name.

Requirements

  • Terraform 0.12.x
  • Go 1.12 (to build the provider plugin)

Usage

provider "linux" {
  host = "192.168.1.2"
  user = "user"
}

Building The Provider

Clone repository to: $GOPATH/src/github.com/mavidser/terraform-provider-linux

$ mkdir -p $GOPATH/src/github.com/terraform-providers; cd $GOPATH/src/github.com/terraform-providers
$ git clone git@github.com:mavidser/terraform-provider-linux

Enter the provider directory and build the provider

$ cd $GOPATH/src/github.com/mavidser/terraform-provider-linux
$ make build

Using the provider

Sample configuration for creating a few users/groups:

resource "linux_group" "testgroup" {
  name = "testgroup"
  system = false
}

resource "linux_user" "testuser1" {
  name = "testuser1"
  gid = linux_group.testgroup.gid
  system = false
}

resource "linux_user" "testuser2" {
  name = "testuser2"
  gid = linux_group.testgroup.gid
  system = false
}

Developing the Provider

If you wish to work on the provider, you'll first need Go installed on your machine (version 1.11+ is required). You'll also need to correctly setup a GOPATH, as well as adding $GOPATH/bin to your $PATH.

To compile the provider, run make build. This will build the provider and put the provider binary in the $GOPATH/bin directory.

$ make build
...
$ $GOPATH/bin/terraform-provider-linux
...

In order to test the provider, you can simply run make test. Note: These tests will require docker installed to spin up a container with ssh access.

$ make test

In order to run the full suite of Acceptance tests, run make testacc.

$ make testacc

In order to run only single Acceptance tests, execute the following steps:

# setup the testing environment
$ source ./scripts/tests_setup.sh

# run single tests
TF_LOG=INFO TF_ACC=1 go test -v ./linux -run TestAccUserCreation -timeout 360s

# cleanup the local testing resources
$ source ./scripts/tests_cleanup.sh
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