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Default Password for BOSH VMs

The default username for BOSH VMs is vcap. We have two options when comes to the vcap password for BOSH and VMs that are deployed by BOSH. One is to harden the vcap password, and the other is to let BOSH generate random vcap passwords for the VMs it deploys. Harden Password in Manifest/Cloud Config

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Migrate BOSH/Cloud Foundry (CF) Disks from vSphere Datastore(s) to Different Ones

Migrating disks for BOSH and Cloud Foundry (CF) VMs from the current datastore(s) to new datastore(s) can be painless if you do it right. Otherwise, you may end up losing your persistent disks and then your mind. The following steps will help you avoid unnecessary pain during this process. 1) Attach the new datastore(s) to

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How to Migrate Your CF from One vSphere Cluster to Another

Recently, one of our clients had to migrate their CF from one vSphere cluster to another. Here is the story: the client bought some more modern UCS chassis they would like to add to the existing cluster. Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) must be enabled to support mixed processors in the same cluster. You can’t enable

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The Essential Getting Started Guide to Cloud Foundry

Abstract Today’s user expects a self-service, always-on, plug-and-play, ever-evolving experience. That’s a lot of hyphens. Cloud Foundry is based on the premise of making Application Development agile and Infrastructure flexible in order for the modern enterprise to meet dynamic business needs. We’ll guide you through the essential, need-to-know basics for an owner, operator, or developer

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Some Google Cloud Shell love for the Cloud Foundry Ecosystem

Google Cloud Shell is great, we use it a lot during training. And recently it has gotten a whole lot better, since you can bring your own docker image as a basis for your environment. As part of our daily operations, Stark & Wayne publishes several docker images that include all the valuable tools we

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Cheat Sheet – Registering a Service Broker

Below is a quick summary for registering your (or someone else’s) service broker into CF. Be sure to verify the username and password, especially if someone else pushed the broker application. Step 1 – Push the Broker & Verify Push the broker app so it registers a route. To verify you have the correct url,

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Container to Container Networking for Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes

Part Two: Approaching the problem without rewriting existing code Welcome back to the second part of SILK for CFCR. If you just stumbled upon this, it might be a good idea to check out the first blog-post explaining the project. For you TL;DR; kind of people: Here is the ci, here are the wrappers, and

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Visualize BOSH deployments with UML

BOSH is great, yaml is even greater, but sometimes you have to explain its magic in a more universal language. That’s why we created a small project to generate UML like diagrams from bosh deployment manifests. Let’s use it to generate a diagram for cf-deployment: Prerequisites Please make sure the following tools are installed: spruce

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Container to Container Networking for Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes

Part One: Building bridges in the cloud Image Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/bridge-clouds-nature-outdoors-584315 It started at the CF Summit Basel Hackathon in 2018 and the result is above screencast. What did you just look at? Let’s start with explaining what stack we’re using and what is happening before explaining in depth what we see in the Terminals. The

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