Terraform small trick to save a lot disk space in your dev machine

The how Add this line to your ~/.terraformrc file: plugin_cache_dir = "$HOME/.terraform.d/plugin-cache" The why By default, Terraform download and store the provider plugins inside .terraform/plugins at your local project path. So if you have a good amount of terraform projects, you are wasting disk space (>10G in my case) with mostly copies of the same plugins providers. And do not mention download time. Fortunately, HashiCorp already thought on that: provider-plugin-cache