Cloud Foundry

Deploying Concourse as BOSH Deployment

May 7, 2018

Concourse is a highly versatile continuous-thing-doer. At mimacom, we use Concourse a lot to automate Cloud Foundry deployments and naturally, when there is Cloud Foundry there is also BOSH as underlying deployment automation. Concourse has different deployment options, of which one is a BOSH deployment. In this blog post we will walk through how to prepare and setup a Concourse BOSH deployment.

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Authenticating Cloud Foundry CLI Tools

March 12, 2018

When administrating Cloud Foundry you spent quite some time on the shell leveraging various different CLI tools. Of course, all the different tools require you to authenticate differently to their backends, leaving you struggling to remember the correct way to authenticate. This blog post summarizes the authentication procedure for the most common CLI tools in the Cloud Foundry ecosystem.

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HashiCorp Vault in Cloud Foundry environment

December 15, 2017

In this blog post, we will describe how you could configure HashiCorp Vault in a Cloud Foundry environment. In Cloud Foundry developers provision service instances and then bind those service instances to an application. The service broker is responsible to provide those service instances by interacting with the Cloud Controller. The service brokers advertise a catalog of service offerings and service plans in the marketplace (e.g. a single node Vault plan or a clustered multinode Vault plan). They also act on requests from the marketplace for provisioning, binding, unbinding, and…

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