To install Terraform on a Mac, you can follow these steps:
brew tap hashicorp/tap brew install hashicorp/tap/terraform
Download the Terraform package: Go to the Terraform downloads page at https://www.terraform.io/downloads.html and download the package for your Mac. You can choose between a 32-bit or 64-bit version.
Unzip the package: Once you download the package, unzip it to a directory of your choice. You can use the following command in the terminal:
Replace with the version number of the package you downloaded.
Move the binary to a directory in your PATH: Once you unzip the package, move the Terraform binary to a directory in your PATH. You can use the following command in the terminal:
sudo mv terraform /usr/local/bin/
This will move the binary to the /usr/local/bin directory, which is usually included in the PATH environment variable.
Verify the installation: To verify that Terraform is installed correctly, open a new terminal window and run the following command:
This should display the version number of the Terraform binary you installed.
That’s it! You have now installed Terraform on your Mac and are ready to use it to manage your infrastructure.