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The standard way to deploy bosh-lite is with vagrant up and it starts running on your machine using VirtualBox. You can also deploy bosh-lite to AWS with vagrant up --provider=aws (instructions). But what if…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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The result of running bosh deploy might be unfortunately failing. The output will show which jobs (VMs) did not successfully run by the end of the timeout period. We can use the BOSH API to…

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BOSH makes a whole lot of tasks in the operations / systems management space way easier than ever before. Combine that with tools like Spruce and Genesis, and you have a really powerful paradigm for managing…

Posted by:James Hunt

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There are a lot of CloudFoundry services + service brokers available as BOSH releases. Many of those have errands for registering the service broker with CloudFoundry. Unfortunately some of them don't, and some organizations might have…

Posted by:Geoff Franks

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bosh-lite is a wonderful part of the BOSH toolchain - you provision a single VM one time and then bosh deploy creates Linux containers rather than full IaaS VMs. Super fast for development and super…

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We're liking Spruce more and more as a replacement for Spiff in our BOSH releases. Spruce is a general purpose CLI for merging multiple YAML files into a single YAML file. Its especially useful when…

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If you've been in the BOSH/CloudFoundry community for more than 10 minutes, you've probably heard of, seen and even used spiff. But, if you haven't heard of it, Spiff helps to make BOSH manifests…

Posted by:Geoff Franks

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Let's take an the cf-secrets.yml file from cf-boshworkspace, and see if we can convert it from a spiff based template to a spruce based template. The original file is pretty big, so for simpliticy's…

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When we originally released Subway - a service broker that allows you to scale out single-server service brokers for Cloud Foundry - we showed how to deploy it as a Cloud Foundry app. That was…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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