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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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You are never gonna keep it down Purple Rain got you down? Monit thrashing etcd? Just want to know if ETCD is healthy in your Cloud Foundry deployment? Checking Health Start by getting the list…

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Earlier today I was greeted with this message while performing a BOSH deployment for SHIELD: Error 100: Unknown CPI error 'Unknown' with message 'AWS was not able to validate the provided access credentials' I double…

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You may find yourself in need to connect to a container running on either a DEA runner or Diego Cell. There are two different methods depending on which backend you use which are listed below.…

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On a recent upgrade I added Diego components to an existing DEA based CF deployment. All was well until I ran the smoke_tests errand and noticed logs were not being returned through Doppler to…

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A few new job properties were added to the etcd bosh release. One of these is etcd.cluster and reading the spec file you get the helpful hint that it is to represent Information about…

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Ever wonder how many of the VMS in AWS Console were deployed via BOSH? How about the number of instance types so you can start using reserved instances? The script below will show you the…

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