» Command: state show

The terraform state show command is used to show the attributes of a single resource in the Terraform state.

» Usage

Usage: terraform state show [options] ADDRESS

The command will show the attributes of a single resource in the state file that matches the given address.

The attributes are listed in alphabetical order (with the except of "id" which is always at the top). They are outputted in a way that is easy to parse on the command-line.

This command requires an address that points to a single resource in the state. Addresses are in resource addressing format.

The command-line flags are all optional. The list of available flags are:

» Example: Show a Resource

The example below shows a packet_device resource named worker:

$ terraform state show 'packet_device.worker'
id                = 6015bg2b-b8c4-4925-aad2-f0671d5d3b13
billing_cycle     = hourly
created           = 2015-12-17T00:06:56Z
facility          = ewr1
hostname          = prod-xyz01
locked            = false
...

» Example: Show a Module Resource

The example below shows a packet_device resource named worker inside a module named foo:

$ terraform state show 'module.foo.packet_device.worker'

» Example: Show a Resource configured with count

The example below shows the first instance of a packet_device resource named worker configured with count:

$ terraform state show 'packet_device.worker[0]'

» Example: Show a Resource configured with for_each

The example below shows the "example" instance of a packet_device resource named worker configured with for_each:

Linux, Mac OS, and UNIX:

$ terraform state show 'packet_device.worker["example"]'

PowerShell:

$ terraform state show 'packet_device.worker[\"example\"]'

Windows cmd.exe:

$ terraform state show packet_device.worker[\"example\"]