Provides a Dedicated Host resource. This allows dedicated host to be created, updated, and cancelled.

For additional details please refer to the SoftLayer API docs.

Example Usage

In the following example, you can create a dedicated host:

resource "ibm_compute_dedicated_host" "dedicatedhost" {
  hostname        = "host"
  domain          = ""
  router_hostname = "bcr01a.dal09"
  datacenter      = "dal09"

Argument Reference

The following arguments are supported:

  • datacenter - (Required, string) The data center in which the dedicated host resides.
  • hostname - (Required, string) The host name of dedicatated host.
  • domian - (Required, string) The domain of dedicatated host..
  • router_hostname - (Required, string) The hostname of the primary router associated with the dedicated host.
  • hourly_billing - (Optional, boolean) The billing type for the host. When set to true, the dedicated host is billed on hourly usage. Otherwise, the dedicated host is billed on a monthly basis. The default value is true.
  • flavor - (Optional, string) The flavor of dedicated host. Default value 56_CORES_X_242_RAM_X_1_4_TB. Log in to the IBM-Cloud Infrastructure (SoftLayer) API to see available flavor types. Use your API as the password to log in. Log in and find the key called keyName.
  • wait_time_minutes - (Optional, integer) The duration, expressed in minutes, to wait for the dedicated host to become available before declaring it as created. The default value is 90.
  • tags - (Optional, array of strings) Tags associated with the dedicated host.

Attribute Reference

The following attributes are exported:

  • id - The unique identifier of the dedicated host.
  • cpu_count - The capacity that the dedicated host’s CPU allocation is restricted to.
  • disk_capacity - The capacity that the dedicated host’s disk allocation is restricted to.
  • memory_capacity - The capacity that the dedicated host’s memory allocation is restricted to.


ibm_compute_dedicated_host can be imported using the ID.


$ terraform import ibm_compute_dedicated_host.dedicatedhost 238756