Terraform AWS create VPC example


How to create AWS VPC using Terraform. In this tutorial, I’m using Terraform AWS to create a VPC example.

Terraform aws create vpc example

The structure folder and files for AWS VPC are as following

│ main.tf
│ outputs.tf
│ variables.tf

Terraform init command is used to initialize a working directory containing Terraform configuration files

terraform init 

The output as the picture below

Use terraform plan command creates an execution plan.

terraform plan

The output as the picture below

Use terraform apply is to run it.

terraform apply

The output is the picture below

The result on AWS VPC

The content files for Terraform AWS VPC

main.tf file

# dry-run
# terraform plan
# Apply it
# terraform apply
provider "aws" {
    access_key = "${var.aws_access_key}"
	secret_key = "${var.aws_secret_key}"
	region = "${var.region}"
# describe the VPC resource.
resource "aws_vpc" "myVPC" {
    cidr_block = ""
    instance_tenancy = "default"
    enable_dns_support = "true"
    enable_dns_hostnames = "false"
    tags = {
      Name = "myVPC"

variables.tf file

variable "aws_access_key" {}
variable "aws_secret_key" {}
variable "region" {
    default = "us-west-2"

outputs.tf file

output "test" {
    value ="${aws_vpc.myVPC.cidr_block}"


You have to use Terraform AWS to create VPC. I hope will this your helpful. Thank you for reading the DevopsRoles page!


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