Using a Route Service with Your App in Cloud Foundry

2 hours
  • 2 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this hands-on lab, you are taking on the role of a DevOps Engineer. You have an app called _hello-world_ that is deployed out to Cloud Foundry, and Operations wants additional logging. You are to push out a logger app and configure it as a user-provided service. Once the service is created, you are to bind the route service to _hello-world_’s route.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Create the Logger User-Provided Service
Bind the Logger to Hello-World

Additional Resources

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

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

Clean up any lingering resources.

Located in /root is hello-world and logging-route-service.

Go to /root/hello-world and execute a cf push to bootstrap the environment.

After the environment is done being bootstrapped, go to /root/logging-route-service.

Push the logger app. Give it 512m for memory and disk_quota. Assign a random route.

Create a user-provided service from the logger app using the -r flag.

Execute cf apps to get the route for the hello-world app.

Bind the logger service instance to the route of hello-world.

Execute cf logs against the logger app.

Once complete, delete the app from Cloud Foundry.

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