Create a MIG with stateful disks

Create a managed instance group (MIG) that preserves disks for all VMs in the group.

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resource "google_compute_instance_group_manager" "default" {
  name               = "igm-stateful-disk-basic"
  zone               = "us-central1-f"
  base_instance_name = "instance"
  target_size        = 1

  version {
    instance_template =

  stateful_disk {
    device_name = "example-disk"
    delete_rule = "NEVER"


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