Terraform templatefile vs template_file: Which One To Use

Terraform templatefile vs template_file: Which One To Use

August 3, 2022
Tags:
terraform

Covers the 2 similarly named templatefile vs template_file and walks through a demo of both.

Summary

  • template_file is a data source. No longer recommended by Hashicorp.
  • templatefile is a built-in function. More powerful and cleaner syntax. Use this one.

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