Set up the cloud infrastructure

Getting Terraform

The first step is to get a bunch of servers powered on in your cloud. We do this using a tool called Terraform.

Make sure that Terraform is installed by running the following in the command-line:

$ terraform version

you should get output like:

Terraform v0.12.9

Getting the Terraform config

Terraform is a tool for creating infrastructure but we need to provide it with some configuration.

Start by making a new directory which will hold all our configuration. Change to that directory in your terminal.

Grab the Terraform config from Git using:

$ git clone https://github.com/ACRC/citc-terraform.git
$ cd citc-terraform

We’re now ready to start configuring our infrastructure on either: