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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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While Cloud Foundry BOSH release is getting bigger and bigger, and more components are added, it is becomming harder to understand the dependencies between jobs. Soon with the addition of BOSH links, BOSH will hopfully…

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The due to the nature of a boshworkspace it will contain sensitive data (like keys, certificates and passwords). To prevent data leaks it is recommended to encrypt this data before pushing it, to for example…

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When you are running out of Cloud Foundry resources (which results in apps not being able to stage/start) you may want to list the available memory/disk on your DEA/runner vms. In this…

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Back in April Dmitriy Kalinin shared his idea for cloud-config with the world. To keep service brokers (and other users of BOSH) IaaS agnostic, IaaS resource configuration (networks, resource_pools, disk_pools, compilation) can be…

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Somtimes you want to play with new BOSH features which have not yet made it into a bosh-lite box. In those cases there is a quick way to update your existing bosh-lite with the latest…

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Ever just wanted to play around with Logsearch but did not have the time to figure out how to deploy it? Today I went though the troubles of creating deployment manifests and have shared them…

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