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Update: We've added homebrew and debian packages for govc for your installation pleasure. See last section for instructions. Every once in a while I run across an amazing tool which should be shared with others,…

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For whatever reason you may want to make a database backup for uaadb or ccdb and copy the backup to a jumpbox or other server. The instructions below will walk through two options for performing…

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Use these queries to get an overview on a CF/PCF environment from Cloud Controller's perspective. You'll need to connect to your ccdb PostgreSQL or MySQL instance. Quick hint: all the db: info you need…

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Overview The upcoming release of SHIELD v8 adds support for GitHub and UAA authentication providers. Previous versions of SHIELD only supported basic auth. Many organizations already heavily rely on GitHub and UAA to organize users…

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Ever wonder which applications are running on a particular Diego cell? There is a nifty article on the Pivotal Knowledge Base which goes through how to find this info in PCF 1.7. This points…

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I will likely get dirty looks for querying the CCDB directly but I'm a recovering DBA. API endpoints are nice, I like database queries. If you don't know how to connect to the CCDB database…

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Overview I ran across a nifty trick today to deploy a local DNS for Cloud Foundry. We all deserve nice things so I figured I would share. We have a Cloud Foundry environment which is…

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Overview Every once in a while you will find an organization which will not give you AWS Console access so you have to become handy using the AWS CLI for managing the infrastructure underneath BOSH.…

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There are many use cases for needing multiple persistent disks to be mounted to a BOSH deployed VM. We are working on a DC/OS BOSH Release which requires multiple disks to be mounted to…

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