A stemcell is a versioned Operating System image wrapped with IaaS specific packaging.

Typical stemcell contains bare minimum OS skeleton with few common utilities pre-installed, a BOSH Agent and few configuration files to make OS be securely configured by default.

Learn more about stemcells.

Ubuntu Lucid, CentOS 6.x, and Ruby agent based stemcells are deprecated.

Windows instance types will have additional costs associated with Microsoft licensing. Windows stemcell do not include actual Windows OS.

Upload latest version to your BOSH Director:

# Upload latest version, currently 1200.0
$ bosh upload-stemcell https://bosh.io/d/stemcells/bosh-aws-xen-hvm-windows2012R2-go_agent

# Upload specific version
$ bosh upload-stemcell https://bosh.io/d/stemcells/bosh-aws-xen-hvm-windows2012R2-go_agent?v=1200.0

Alternatively, download stemcell tarball locally:

# ...or download it directly using curl
$ curl -L -J -O https://bosh.io/d/stemcells/bosh-aws-xen-hvm-windows2012R2-go_agent?v=1200.0

# or with wget...
$ wget --content-disposition https://bosh.io/d/stemcells/bosh-aws-xen-hvm-windows2012R2-go_agent?v=1200.0
  • Windows 2012R2

    • AWS Xen-HVM Light 546B
      2017-07-14T21:43:59.000Z d1cbd70b0930eb9c8c6f4b2193f5919c56a36f8b [SHA1]
    • AWS Xen-HVM Light 2.0KB
      2017-06-13T18:52:15.000Z 9d818f82daeb91c29d37349e671bd0430e35e6bb [SHA1]
    • AWS Xen-HVM Light 2.0KB
      2017-06-13T18:52:12.000Z f08bb4b433f36919a6fca585dd60ec5f [MD5]
    • AWS Xen-HVM Light 2.0KB
      2017-06-13T18:52:09.000Z 028246d45e582f29aae5dccd108d8d00 [MD5]