What permissions are required for the API token when configuring the Rancher2 Terraform Provider?

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Situation

Question

When configuring the Rancher2 Terraform Provider, what permissions are required for the API token configured to authenticate with Rancher (as in the below example)?

provider "rancher2" {
  api_url    = "https://rancher.my-domain.com"
  access_key = "${var.rancher2_access_key}"
  secret_key = "${var.rancher2_secret_key}"
}

Pre-requisites

Answer

The user account for which you generate the API token, to configure the Terraform provider, will need permissions granted on any resources that you intend to configure and manage via Terraform.

Further Reading

Rancher2 Terraform Provider Documentation

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  • Document ID:000020140
  • Creation Date: 06-May-2021
  • Modified Date:06-May-2021
    • SUSE Rancher

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