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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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We recently added etcd TLS to several environments and leveraged the certificate creation scripts in cf-release/scripts. These are wonderful little scripts but leave it as an exercise to copy and paste in the contents…

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While upgrading one of the development environments we had a bad configuration of the etcd properties. This resulted in three etcd servers spinning up which each elected themselves as leader. To detect this condition look…

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In the second part of configuring UAA with BOSH we'll cover changes which are needed for Health Monitor which may not be obvious from the tutorial found at http://bosh.io/docs/director-users-uaa.html. Part…

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