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Providers, datacenters and server types

This guide will list the available options for provider_name, datacenter and server_type variables when you want to manage a service resource with terraform :

resource "elestio_vault" "my_vault" {
  provider_name = "hetzner"
  datacenter    = "fsn1"
  server_type   = "SMALL-1C-2G"
As this information can be updated often, we cannot put a fixed list in this documentation.
You will learn how to get this information from the Elestio website.

Listing all options

When you create a service via the website, all three pieces of information (providers, datacenters and server types) are listed on a single page.

1. Sign In on the Elestio Web Dashboard
2. Click on the button Create a new service (or Deploy my first service).

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3. Select one of the services (the choice does not matter)

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4. You arrive on this page :



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For each of the providers, here are the values to pass to terraform provider_name:
- Vultr Cloud : vultr
- Hetzner Cloud : hetzner
- Digital Ocean : do
- Amazon Lightsail : lightsail
- Linode Cloud : linode
- BYOVM : byovm
- Amazon EC2 : aws


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You can pass datacenter variable in as it is written on the site.
For exemple: fsn1 (Hetzner) or eu-central-1 (Amazon Lightsail).

Server types

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You can pass server_type variable in as it is written on the site. For exemple: SMALL-1C-2G (Hetzner) or MICRO-1C-1G (Amazon Lightsail).

Note that after creating a service, you can only modify a server type with a more powerful one. Downgrade is not allowed.


If I want to host my service on Amazon Lightsail in Ireland (Dublin) with a 1 CPU, 1 GB RAM, 2 TB Bandwith plan :
resource "elestio_vault" "my_vault" {
  provider_name = "lightsail"
  datacenter    = "eu-west-1"
  server_type   = "MICRO-1C-1G"