Generating a Manifest From a Running App

1 hour
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

Manifest are an easy way to be able to consistently and repeatedly push your app to Cloud Foundry. In this Live Environment, you will learn to create a manifest file from an app running in Cloud Foundry. After you create the manifest, you will use it to recreate the app.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Generate a manifest file
Validate the manifest file was created
Push app using manifest.yml

Additional Resources

Register for a Pivotal Cloud Foundry account. http://run.pivotal.io/

Use the cf-cli to login to your Pivotal Cloud Foundry account.

Execute the push command to deploy the Express app to Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

Give the app 256 Megs of RAM and 256 Megs of disk space and 2 instances.

Verify the app deployed by pulling it up in a web browser.

Once the app is verified we will use the generate manifest command to create a manifest.

We will then delete the app and create a new one using the manifest.

Verify the new app that deployed using the manifest by pulling it up in a web browser.

Once verified delete the app.

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