Specifying A Buildpack When Deploying Your App

1 hour
  • 2 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this Live Environment you will be taking on the role of a design student. After completing your webdev project you need to demo it to your instructor. So you decided to deploy it to Cloud Foundry. This Live Environment will teach you how to deploy an app to Cloud Foundry by specifying a buildpack.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Push the static-html app to Cloud Foundry
Deprovision the App

Additional Resources

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

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

Cleanup any lingering resources.

You will a directory called static-html in /root.

You will be deploying a web site using the static buildpack. The name of your app will be static-site and you will need to use a random route. Make sure that app has 64m for memory and disk quota Also you will need to specify the staticfile_buildpack when you push the app.

Verify the app deployed by pulling up user-gui a brower.

Once the app is verified deprovision tha app.

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