» Command: show
terraform show command is used to provide human-readable output
from a state or plan file. This can be used to inspect a plan to ensure
that the planned operations are expected, or to inspect the current state
as Terraform sees it.
Machine-readable output is generated by adding the
Note: When using the
-json command-line flag, any sensitive values in
Terraform state will be displayed in plain text. For more information, see
Sensitive Data in State.
» JSON Output
For Terraform state files (including when no path is provided),
terraform show -json will show a JSON representation of the state.
For Terraform plan files,
terraform show -json will show a JSON representation
of the plan, configuration, and current state.
The output format is covered in detail in JSON Output Format.
terraform show [options] [file]
You may use
show with a path to either a Terraform state file or plan
file. If you don't specify a file path, Terraform will show the latest state
This command accepts the following options:
-no-color- Disables output with coloring
-json- Displays machine-readable output from a state or plan file
JSON output via the
-json option requires Terraform v0.12 or later.