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Developing against BOSH, UAA, CredHub, and Concourse has never been easier, with the new Docker Desktop for macOS support of BUCC (introduced in version 0.7.1). If you have not already, get Docker Desktop…

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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.…

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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…

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Many people have asked about how to backup and restore BUCC (an introduction to BUCC can be found here. The wait is over, because as of v0.4.0, there is full support for BBR…

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Using an external blobstore for your BOSH release is considered a best practice, since you don't want to pollute your git repo with big files. However there are some downsides to this approach: Need a…

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When debugging Ops Manager problems you sometimes want to directly interact with the BOSH director. This procedure is well documented, however I wanted a more automated way of doing it. So without further ado I…

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Sometimes you just want to read a JSON config file from Bash and iterate over an array. For example, when seeding some credentials to a credential store. This sometimes can be tricky especially when the…

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Everybody has been talking about BOSH 2.0, and how it will solve all your problems. But what is this BOSH 2.0 thing, and where can I get me one of those? Unfortunately BOSH…

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Sometimes you want to run a BOSH errand from you concourse pipeline. For example after deploying Cloud Foundry using cf-deployment, you might want to make sure it is actually working by running the smoke-tests errand.…

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