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Terraform apply fails (Doc ID 2713662.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 11, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Terraform
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document describes how to troubleshoot when the service response upon executing the Terraform operation produced a different terminal state than expected. For example, compute instances were supposed to be provisioned in reach in state `Running` but they unexpectedly moved to state `Terminating. You might encounter the following error:

Provider version 3.89.0 or below:

Error: unexpected state 'TERMINATING', wanted target 'RUNNING'. last error: %!s(<nil>)

Provider 3.90.0 or above:

Error: unexpected state 'TERMINATING', wanted target 'RUNNING'. last error: %!s(<nil>), The service for this resource encountered an unknown error. Provide the following resource ID if you contact support for help with that service: ocid1.instance.oc1.phx.XXXXXXXXXXXXX

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