May 11, 2024, 6:38 p.m. | bhanu prasad

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Managing variables in Terraform is crucial for flexibility and security in infrastructure automation. Terraform offers several methods to define and prioritize variables, which is particularly important in environments where configurations must be dynamic and secure, such as in continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines


In this article, we'll delve into the practical use of these variable management strategies in Terraform, especially focusing on a typical CI/CD setup using GitHub Actions. We'll also clarify how Terraform decides which variable values to use …

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