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HashiCorp Updates Terraform Tool for Azure Cloud

February 24, 2020 / MIKE VIZARD

Version 2.0. of Terraform (TF) AzureRM Provider will allow IT teams to separately configure virtual machines by type for instance of both Windows and Linux.In addition, version 2.0 of TF AzureRM Provider will allow users to specify custom timeouts for resources. Previously, timeouts were set for one hour by default.Finally, TF AzureRM Provider 2.0 removes resources, data sources and fields that have been deprecated. TF AzureRM Provider currently provides access to 374 resources and 119 data sources.Amith Nair, vice president of product marketing for HashiCorp, said the goal is to provide IT teams with a set of tools for automating the configuration of virtual machines on Azure that is more accessible than the tools currently provided by Microsoft.Nair said HashiCorp is seeing increased adoption of Microsoft Azure, which in turn creates demand for tools that make it easier to deploy virtual machines at scale. In fact, Nair notes that as more workloads move into the public cloud the less...