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What you easily see are usually consequences or symptoms, but not the root cause. "The Dev environment is down!!!" We heard louder screams from developers when the busy dev env was down than when the…

Posted by:Xiujiao Gao 高秀娇

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The default username for BOSH VMs is vcap.  We have two options when comes to the vcap password for BOSH and VMs that are deployed by BOSH. One is to harden the vcap password, and…

Posted by:Xiujiao Gao 高秀娇

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Migrating disks for BOSH and Cloud Foundry (CF) VMs from the current datastore(s) to new datastore(s) can be painless if you do it right. Otherwise, you may end up losing your persistent disks…

Posted by:Xiujiao Gao 高秀娇

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Recently, one of our clients had to migrate their CF from one vSphere cluster to another.  Here is the story: the client bought some more modern UCS chassis they would like to add to the…

Posted by:Xiujiao Gao 高秀娇

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When the time on BOSH director and CF VMs such as cells are off, it may throw off some of your applications with unusual or unexpected errors. One cause of time drift can occur when…

Posted by:Xiujiao Gao 高秀娇

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