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Terraform to create an AWS Lifecycle Policy using Terraform for taking EBS Snapshots

Terraform to create an AWS Lifecycle Policy using Terraform for taking EBS Snapshots

This blog will discuss AWS service Data Lifecycle Manager. It allows you to take snapshots and retain AWS EBS volumes for a number of days, as well as delete any obsolete backups.
These are the benefits of this service:
It’s automated.
Regular data backups are a way to protect valuable data.
You can save money by deleting old backups automatically.
This service is available on the EC2 dashboard under the Elastic Block Store menu.
Figure 1: EC2 dashboard>EBS>Lifecycle Manager
Figure 2: Data Lifecycle Manager
If you choose to use the manual method, you will be asked for some information. It will create the policy. This policy will be created using Terraform. Terraform is an open-source, open-source tool that can be used to efficiently deploy your infrastructure. It means that you can run Terraform code on your local computer, and Terraform will automatically deploy instances and other resources.
Terraform must have access to your AWS infrastructure in order to run the code. This blog assumes that you are familiar with Terraform and how to provide AWS credentials. Visual Studio Code will be used as the code editor, but you can use any editor that suits your needs.
Let’s take a look at Terraform script we will be using.
resource “aws_iam_role” “dlm_lifecycle_role” name = “dlm-lifecycle-role” assume_role_policy = <

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