Getting started with terraform-validator

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This tool will help you ensure that a terraform folder answer to your norms and conventions rules. This can be really useful in several cases :

  • You’re a team that want to have a clean and maintainable code.
  • You’re a lonely developer that develop a lot of modules and you want to have a certain consistency between them.
make sure that the block names match a certain pattern.
make sure that the code is properly dispatched. To do this you can decide what type of block can contain each file (for example output blocks must be in
ensure that mandatory .tf files are present.
ensure that the terraform version has been defined.
ensure that the providers’ version has been defined.
make sure that the variables and/or outputs blocks have the description argument filled in.
layered terraform folders (test recursively).


Terraform 0.12+ is supported only by the versions 2.0.0 and higher.