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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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Occasionally you may run into an issue where the routes between the routers and nats are not in a consistent state. To detect this issue log onto a server with connectivity to your BOSH director…

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Backstory Cloud Foundry is a powerful PaaS allowing developers to easily deploy and scale their applications. Keeping an eye on the platform falls to the operators who can leverage various tools such as the CF…

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There may be times when an operator wants to test a Cloud Foundry API server for operations to list spaces, organizations, etc. There are many ways of doing this, below is one example. Before starting…

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