» Yum/DNF Packages for RHEL, CentOS, and Fedora
The primary distribution packages for Terraform are
.zip archives containing
single executable files that you can extract anywhere on your system. However,
for easier integration with configuration management tools and other systematic
system configuration strategies, we also offer package repositories for
RedHat Enterprise Linux, Fedora, and Amazon Linux systems, which allow you to
install Terraform using the
yum install or
dnf install commands.
If you are instead using Debian or Ubuntu, you might prefer to install Terraform from our APT repositories.
Note: The Yum repositories discussed on this page are generic HashiCorp repositories that contain packages for a variety of different HashiCorp products, rather than just Terraform. Adding these repositories to your system will, by default, therefore make a number of other non-Terraform packages available for installation. That might then mask the packages that are available for some HashiCorp products in the main distribution repositories.
» Repository Configuration
Before adding a repository you must determine which distribution you are using.
The following command lines refer to a placeholder variable
you must replace with the appropriate value from the following list:
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux:
- Amazon Linux:
If you are using a Yum-based distribution, add the repository using
yum-config-manager as follows:
sudo yum install -y yum-utils sudo yum-config-manager --add-repo https://rpm.releases.hashicorp.com/$release/hashicorp.repo
If you are using a DNF-based distribution, add the repository using
dnf config-manager as follows:
sudo dnf install -y dnf-plugins-core sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://rpm.releases.hashicorp.com/$release/hashicorp.repo
In both cases, the Terraform package name is
terraform. For example:
yum install terraform
» Supported Architectures
The HashiCorp Yum/DNF server currently has packages only for the
architecture, which is also sometimes known as
There are no official packages available for other architectures, such as
aarch64. If you wish to use Terraform on a non-
download a normal release
.zip file instead.
» Supported Distribution Releases
The HashiCorp Yum server currently contains release repositories for the following distribution releases:
- AmazonLinux 2
- Fedora 29
- Fedora 30
- Fedora 31
- Fedora 32
- Fedora 33
- RHEL 7 (and CentOS 7)
- RHEL 8 (and CentOS 8)
No repositories are available for other versions of these distributions or for any other RPM-based Linux distributions. If you add the repository using the above commands on other systems then you will see a 404 Not Found error.
Over time we will change the set of supported distributions, including both adding support for new releases and ceasing to publish new Terraform versions under older releases.
» Choosing Terraform Versions
The HashiCorp Yum repositories contain multiple versions of Terraform, but
because the packages are all named
terraform it is impossible to install
more than one version at a time, and
yum install or
dnf install will
default to selecting the latest version.
It's often necessary to match your Terraform version with what a particular configuration is currently expecting. You can use the following command to see which versions are currently available in the repository index:
yum --showduplicate list terraform
You can select a specific version to install by including it in the
yum install command line, as follows:
yum install terraform-0.14.0-2.x86_64
If you are using a DNF-based distribution, similar use
dnf instead of
when following the above steps.
If your workflow requires using multiple versions of Terraform at the same
time, for example when working through a gradual upgrade where not all
of your configurations are upgraded yet, we recommend that you use the
.zip files instead of the Yum packages, so you can install
multiple versions at once and then select which to use for each command you