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Recently, I ran into a situation where my BOSH lite deployment was in a "funky state" (technical term). In my case, "funky state" means: I could not upgrade Cloud Foundry I…

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Runners, or droplet execution agents (DEAs), are used to run your applications in Cloud Foundry. Runners in the Deployment Manifest To provide high availability, your deployment manifest has runner_z1 and runner_z2. The properties…

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It's not uncommon to need to make changes to a command after entering it in the command prompt. For example, perhaps you need to reuse a command from the history but with a small change…

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I was reading an article today called Bad UX and User Self Blame that discussed a few cultural things that we have all experienced in the tech world: There are apparently two camps of people:…

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I attended PGConf NYC 2015 on March 26-27. Going to conferences is awesome, in my opinion, because there is an amazing collection of minds available. Minds interested in the same topic you are, which in…

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As part of a project we're working on, we needed to install the BOSH CLI on a Digital Ocean droplet running CentOS 7. The directions at bosh.io provided a list of all the packages…

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What is the Health Monitor? The purpose of the Health Monitor (HM) is to monitor all existing apps and ensure that the appropriate number of instances are running. If there is a discrepancy, then the…

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Want to play with Cloud Foundry without using TryCF (requires AWS) or setting up a trial account with one of the PaaS providers out there (e.g. PWS)? Why not set it up on your…

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This is a quick "how to" for how Long found the information he needed to build the cf info plugin. Following a trail of breadcrumbs Determine the requirements: Print the currently targeted org…

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