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Locking down your BOSH VMs? Here's a handy guide for some options at your disposal for overriding the default password for BOSH's vcap user: Customize it in your manifest In each resource pool (or VM…

Posted by:Geoff Franks

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A short time ago, I created the fubar-boshrelease with the purpose of providing a broken BOSH release that would help expose operators, and developers to various aspects of troubleshooting things going wrong when working with…

Posted by:Geoff Franks

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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…

Posted by:Chris Weibel

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When you need a stemcell for a release, you go to the https://www.bosh.io/stemcells page. While it's clear which Operating System to choose from (Ubuntu or Cent OS) the next few decisions…

Posted by:Tyler Bird

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In a previous article (https://www.starkandwayne.com/blog/bosh-uaa-with-signed-certificates/) we discovered how to add a multiple/intermediate level signed certificates to UAA on BOSH. Recently I discovered one of my deployments had the certs…

Posted by:Chris Weibel

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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…

Posted by:Ruben Koster

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Sometimes you have multiple BOSHs and multiple users on the same jumpbox. This is a huge problem because you can only target one BOSH at a time. This makes me sad :( We now have a…

Posted by:Long Nguyen

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BOSH lite vm is default 6gb. Sometimes you just need more memory to do nefarious things with bosh. VM_MEMORY=10240 vagrant up Done! You have bosh-lite with 10gb…

Posted by:Long Nguyen

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It's almost faster to create a BOSH release, iteratively deploy it and test it, then share a final documented release with the world than it is learn "what is BOSH again?" At Stark…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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