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Note

Applies to CLI v3.0.1+.

Installation of the BOSH CLI is required as a prerequisite, see Installing the CLI. Release notes can be found on Github.


Global BOSH CLI Application options

These options are available to every command execution:

  • -v, --version Show CLI version
  • --config=PATH Config file path (default: ~/.bosh/config) [$BOSH_CONFIG]
  • -e, --environment=NAME Director environment name or URL [$BOSH_ENVIRONMENT]
  • --ca-cert=PATH Director CA certificate path or value [$BOSH_CA_CERT]
  • --sha2 Use SHA256 checksums [$BOSH_SHA2]
  • --parallel=NUMBER The max number of parallel operations (default: 5)
  • --client=NAME Override username or UAA client [$BOSH_CLIENT]
  • --client-secret=SECRET Override password or UAA client secret [$BOSH_CLIENT_SECRET]
  • -d, --deployment=NAME Deployment name [$BOSH_DEPLOYMENT]
  • --column=NAME Filter to show only given column(s)
  • --json Output as JSON
  • --tty Force TTY-like output
  • --no-color Toggle colorized output
  • -n, --non-interactive Don't ask for user input [$BOSH_NON_INTERACTIVE]
  • -h, --help Show help message

Environments

See Environments.

Environments

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] environments (Alias: envs)

    Lists aliased environments known to the CLI. Aliasing is done via alias-env command.

    bosh envs
    

    Should result in:

    URL              Alias
    104.154.171.255  gcp
    192.168.56.6     vbox
    
    2 environments
    
    Succeeded
    

Create-Env

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] create-env [-v ...] [--var-file=PATH] [-l ...] [--vars-env=PREFIX] [--vars-store=PATH] [-o ...] [--skip-drain] [--state=PATH] [--recreate] [--recreate-persistent-disks] PATH

    Creates single VM based on the manifest. Typically used to create a Director environment. Operation files and variables can be provided to adjust and fill in manifest before doing a deploy.

    • -v, --var=VAR=VALUE Set variable
    • --var-file=VAR=PATH Set variable to file contents
    • -l, --vars-file=PATH Load variables from a YAML file
    • --vars-env=PREFIX Load variables from environment variables (e.g.: 'MY' to load MY_var=value)
    • --vars-store=PATH Load/save variables from/to a YAML file
    • -o, --ops-file=PATH Load manifest operations from a YAML file
    • --skip-drain Skip running drain and pre-stop scripts
    • --state=PATH State file path
    • --recreate Recreate VM in deployment
    • --recreate-persistent-disks Recreate persistent disks in the deployment
    • PATH Path to a manifest file

    create-env command replaces bosh-init deploy CLI command.

    bosh create-env ~/workspace/bosh-deployment/bosh.yml \
      --state state.json \
      --vars-store ./creds.yml \
      -o ~/workspace/bosh-deployment/virtualbox/cpi.yml \
      -o ~/workspace/bosh-deployment/virtualbox/outbound-network.yml \
      -o ~/workspace/bosh-deployment/bosh-lite.yml \
      -o ~/workspace/bosh-deployment/jumpbox-user.yml \
      -v director_name=vbox \
      -v internal_ip=192.168.56.6 \
      -v internal_gw=192.168.56.1 \
      -v internal_cidr=192.168.56.0/24 \
      -v network_name=vboxnet0 \
      -v outbound_network_name=NatNetwork
    

Alias-Env

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] alias-env name -e location

    Assigns a name to the created environment for easier access in subsequent CLI commands. Instead of specifying Director location and possibly a CA certificate, subsequent commands can just take given name via --environment flag (-e).

    bosh alias-env gcp -e bosh.corp.com
    bosh alias-env gcp -e 10.0.0.6 --ca-cert <(bosh int creds.yml --path /director_ssl/ca)
    

Unalias-Env

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] unalias-env ALIAS

    Remove an aliased environment. You can get list of aliases from bosh envs

    bosh unalias-env vbox
    

Delete-Env

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] delete-env [-v ...] [--var-file=PATH] [-l ...] [--vars-env=PREFIX] [--vars-store=PATH] [-o ...] [--skip-drain] [--state=PATH] PATH

    Deletes previously created VM based on the manifest. Same flags provided to create-env command should be given to the delete-env command.

    • -v, --var=VAR=VALUE Set variable
    • --var-file=VAR=PATH Set variable to file contents
    • -l, --vars-file=PATH Load variables from a YAML file
    • --vars-env=PREFIX Load variables from environment variables (e.g.: 'MY' to load MY_var=value)
    • --vars-store=PATH Load/save variables from/to a YAML file
    • -o, --ops-file=PATH Load manifest operations from a YAML file
    • --skip-drain Skip running drain and pre-stop scripts
    • --state=PATH State file path
    • PATH Path to a manifest file

    delete-env command replaces bosh-init delete CLI command.

    bosh delete-env ~/workspace/bosh-deployment/bosh.yml \
      --state state.json \
      --vars-store ./creds.yml \
      -o ~/workspace/bosh-deployment/virtualbox/cpi.yml \
      -o ~/workspace/bosh-deployment/virtualbox/outbound-network.yml \
      -o ~/workspace/bosh-deployment/bosh-lite.yml \
      -o ~/workspace/bosh-deployment/jumpbox-user.yml \
      -v director_name=vbox \
      -v internal_ip=192.168.56.6 \
      -v internal_gw=192.168.56.1 \
      -v internal_cidr=192.168.56.0/24 \
      -v network_name=vboxnet0 \
      -v outbound_network_name=NatNetwork
    

Session

Log-In

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] log-in (Alias: l, login)

    Logs in given user into the Director.

    This command can only be used interactively. If non-interactive use is necessary (for example in scripts) please set BOSH_CLIENT and BOSH_CLIENT_SECRET environment variables instead of using this command.

    bosh -e my-env l
    # User (): admin
    # Password ():
    

    Warning

    For UAA users, the flags --client, --client-secret and the environment variables BOSH_CLIENT and BOSH_CLIENT_SECRET are not supported, and will not be forwarded to UAA. The only supported login flow for UAA is by using an interactive login. Alternatively UAA users can use UAA clients to login.

Log-Out

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] log-out (Alias: logout)

    Logs out currently logged in user.


Director Environment

Environment

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] environment [--details] (Alias: env)

    Shows Director information in the deployment environment.

    • --details Show director's certificates details
    bosh -e vbox env --details
    

    Should result in:

    Using environment '192.168.56.6' as '?'
    
    Name      vbox
    UUID      eeb27cc6-467e-4c1d-a8f9-f1a8de759f52
    Version   260.5.0 (00000000)
    CPI       warden_cpi
    Features  compiled_package_cache: disabled
              dns: disabled
              snapshots: disabled
    User      admin
    
    
    CERTIFICATE EXPIRY DATE INFORMATION
    
    Certificate                     Expiry Date (UTC)     Days Left
    director.ssl.cert               2018-12-04T21:43:57Z  0
    blobstore.tls.cert.ca           2019-11-21T21:44:03Z  352
    nats.tls.ca                     2019-11-21T21:43:58Z  352
    nats.tls.client_ca.certificate  2018-12-21T21:43:58Z  17
    nats.tls.director.certificate   2018-11-21T21:43:59Z  -13
    
    Succeeded
    
    The Days left column is has a visual shortcut that lists certificates with less than 30 full days of validity in red, and all others in green.


Stemcells

See Uploading Stemcells.

Stemcells

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] stemcells (Alias: ss)

    Lists stemcells previously uploaded into the Director. Shows their names, versions and CIDs.

    bosh -e my-env ss
    

    Should result in:

    Using environment '192.168.56.6' as '?'
    
    Name                                         Version    OS             CPI  CID
    bosh-warden-boshlite-ubuntu-xenial-go_agent  621.74*    ubuntu-xenial  -    6cbb176a-6a43-42...
    ~                                            456.112    ubuntu-xenial  -    43r3496a-4rt3-52...
    bosh-warden-boshlite-centos-7-go_agent       3363*      centos-7       -    38yr83gg-349r-94...
    
    (*) Currently deployed
    
    3 stemcells
    
    Succeeded
    

Upload-Stemcell

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] upload-stemcell [--fix] [--name=NAME] [--version=VERSION] [--sha1=DIGEST] URL (Alias: us)

    Uploads stemcell to the Director. Succeeds even if stemcell is already imported.

    Stemcell location may be local file system path or an HTTP/HTTPS URL.

    • --fix replace previously uploaded stemcell with the same name and version to repair stemcells that might have been corrupted in the cloud.
    • --name=NAME Name used in existence check (is not used with local stemcell file)
    • --version=VERSION Version used in existence check (is not used with local stemcell file)
    • --sha1=DIGEST SHA1 of the remote stemcell (is not used with local files)
    • URL Path to a local file or URL
    bosh -e my-env us ~/Downloads/bosh-stemcell-621.74-warden-boshlite-ubuntu-xenial-go_agent.tgz
    bosh -e my-env us https://bosh.io/d/stemcells/bosh-warden-boshlite-ubuntu-xenial-go_agent?v=621.74
    

Delete-Stemcell

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] delete-stemcell [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] [--force] NAME/VERSION

    Deletes uploaded stemcell from the Director. Succeeds even if stemcell is not found.

    • --force Ignore errors
    bosh -e my-env delete-stemcell bosh-warden-boshlite-ubuntu-xenial-go_agent/621.74
    

Repack-Stemcell

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] repack-stemcell [--name=NAME] [--cloud-properties=JSON-STRING] [--empty-image] [--format=FORMAT] [--version=VERSION] PATH-TO-STEMCELL PATH-TO-RESULT

    Warning

    Starting in version CLI v5.4.0, repacking a stemcell will preserve a new field api_version in the manifest. Repacking any stemcells with api_version in their manifest with CLI v5.3.1 and lower will omit the field.

    Produces new stemcell tarball with updated properties such as name, version, and cloud properties.

    • --name=NAME Repacked stemcell name
    • --cloud-properties=JSON-STRING Repacked stemcell cloud properties
    • --empty-image Pack zero byte file instead of image
    • --format=FORMAT Repacked stemcell formats. Can be used multiple times. Overrides existing formats.
    • --version=VERSION Repacked stemcell version
    • PATH-TO-STEMCELL Path to stemcell
    • PATH-TO-RESULT Path to repacked stemcell

    See Repacking stemcells for details.

Inspect-Local-Stemcell

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] inspect-local-stemcell PATH-TO-STEMCELL

    Display information from stemcell metadata.

    bosh inspect-local-stemcell /path/to/bosh-stemcell-170.5-aws-xen-hvm-ubuntu-xenial-go_agent.tgz
    

Release creation

Init-Release

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] init-release [--dir=DIR] [--git]

    Creates an empty release skeleton for a release in dir. By default dir is the current directory.

    • --dir=DIR Release directory path if not current working directory (default: .)
    • --git initialize release skeleton as a Git repository, adding appropriate .gitignore file.
    bosh init-release --git --dir release-dir
    cd release-dir
    

Generate-Job

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] generate-job [--dir=DIR] NAME

    Creates an empty job skeleton for a release in dir. Includes bare spec and an empty monit file.

    • --dir=DIR Release directory path if not current working directory (default: .)

Generate-Package

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] generate-package [--dir=DIR] NAME

    Creates an empty package skeleton for a release in dir. Includes bare spec and an empty packaging file.

    • --dir=DIR Release directory path if not current working directory (default: .)

Vendor-Package

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] vendor-package [--dir=DIR] PACKAGE SRC-DIR (v2.0.36+)

    Vendors a package from a different release into a release in dir. It includes spec.lock in the package directory so that CLI will reference specific package by its fingerprint when creating releases.

    • --dir=DIR Release directory path if not current working directory (default: .)

    See Package vendoring for details.

Create-Release

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] create-release [--dir=DIR] [--name=NAME] [--version=VERSION] [--timestamp-version] [--final] [--tarball=PATH] [--force] [PATH] (Alias: cr)

    Creates new version of a release stored in dir

    • --dir=DIR Release directory path if not current working directory (default: .)
    • --name=NAME Custom release name
    • --version=VERSION set release version
    • --timestamp-version produce timestamp-based dev release version
    • --final Make it a final release
    • --tarball=PATH specify destination of a release tarball; if not specified, release tarball will not be produced
    • --force include uncommitted changes in the release directory; it should only be used when building dev releases
    • PATH where to create the release

    While iterating on a release it's common to run bosh create-release --force && bosh -e my-env upload-release && bosh -e my-env -d my-dep deploy manifest.yml command sequence.

    In a CI pipeline it's common to use this command to create a release tarball and pass it into acceptance or end-to-end tests. Once release tarball goes through appropriate tests it can be finalized with a finalize-release command and shared with release consumers.

    cd release-dir
    bosh create-release --force
    bosh create-release --timestamp-version
    bosh create-release --version 9+dev.10
    bosh create-release --tarball /tmp/my-release.tgz
    bosh create-release --final
    bosh create-release --version 20 --final
    bosh create-release releases/zookeeper/zookeeper-3.yml --tarball /tmp/my-release.tgz
    

Finalize-Release

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] finalize-release [--dir=DIR] [--name=NAME] [--version=VERSION] [--force] PATH

    Records contents of a release tarball in the release repository as a final release with an optionally given version. Once .final_builds and releases directories are updated, it's strongly recommended to commit your changes to version control.

    Typically this command is used as a final step in the CI pipeline to save the final artifact once it passed appropriate tests.

    • --dir=DIR Release directory path if not current working directory (default: .)
    • --name=NAME Custom release name
    • --version=VERSION Custom release version (e.g.: 1.0.0, 1.0-beta.2+dev.10)
    • --force Ignore Git dirty state check
    cd release-dir
    bosh finalize-release /tmp/my-release.tgz
    bosh finalize-release /tmp/my-release.tgz --version 20
    git commit -am 'Final release 20'
    git push origin master
    
    • Note: finalize-release does not change the input tarball in any way (i.e. if a --version flag is passed, it will not modify the version present in the tarball itself).

Reset-Release

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] reset-release [--dir=DIR]

    Removes temporary artifacts such as dev releases, blobs, etc. kept in the release directory dir.

    • --dir=DIR Release directory path if not current working directory (default: .)

Release blobs

See Release Blobs for a detailed workflow.

Blobs

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] blobs [--dir=DIR]

    Lists tracked blobs from config/blobs.yml. Shows uploaded and not-yet-uploaded blobs.

    • --dir=DIR Release directory path if not current working directory (default: .)
    cd release-dir
    bosh blobs
    

    Should result in:

    Path                               Size     Blobstore ID         Digest
    golang/go1.6.2.linux-amd64.tar.gz  81 MiB   f1833f76-ad8b-4b...  b8318b0...
    stress/stress-1.0.4.tar.gz         187 KiB  (local)              e1533bc...
    
    2 blobs
    
    Succeeded
    

Add-Blob

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] add-blob [--dir=DIR] PATH BLOBS-PATH

    Starts tracking blob in config/blobs.yml for inclusion in packages.

    • --dir=DIR Release directory path if not current working directory (default: .)
    cd release-dir
    bosh add-blob ~/Downloads/stress-1.0.4.tar.gz stress/stress-1.0.4.tar.gz
    

Remove-Blob

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] remove-blob [--dir=DIR] BLOBS-PATH

    Stops tracking blob in config/blobs.yml. Does not remove previously uploaded copies from the blobstore as older release versions may still want to reference it.

    • --dir=DIR Release directory path if not current working directory (default: .)
    cd release-dir
    bosh remove-blob stress/stress-1.0.4.tar.gz
    

Upload-Blobs

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] upload-blobs [--dir=DIR]

    Uploads previously added blobs that were not yet uploaded to the blobstore. Updates config/blobs.yml with returned blobstore IDs. Before creating a final release it's strongly recommended to upload blobs so that other release contributors can rebuild a release from scratch.

    • --dir=DIR Release directory path if not current working directory (default: .)
    cd release-dir
    bosh upload-blobs
    

Sync-Blobs

  • bosh sync-blobs [--dir=DIR]

    Downloads blobs into blobs/ based on config/blobs.yml.

    • --dir=DIR Release directory path if not current working directory (default: .)
    cd release-dir
    bosh sync-blobs
    

Releases

See Uploading Releases.

Releases

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] releases (Alias: rs)

    Lists releases previously uploaded into the Director. Shows their names and versions.

    bosh -e my-env rs
    

    Should result in:

    Using environment '192.168.56.6' as client 'admin'
    
    Name               Version   Commit Hash
    capi               1.21.0*   716aa812
    cf-mysql           34*       e0508b5
    cf-smoke-tests     11*       a6dad6e
    cflinuxfs2-rootfs  1.52.0*   4827ef51+
    consul             155*      22515a98+
    diego              1.8.1*    0cca668e
    dns                3*        57e27da
    etcd               94*       57c81e16
    garden-runc        1.2.0*    2b3dedc5
    loggregator        78*       773a3ba
    nats               15*       d4dfc4c1+
    routing            0.145.0*  dfb44c41+
    statsd-injector    1.0.20*   552926d
    syslog             9         ac2172f
    uaa                25*       86ec7568
    
    (*) Currently deployed
    (+) Uncommitted changes
    
    15 releases
    
    Succeeded
    

Upload-Release

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] upload-release [--dir=DIR] [--rebase] [--fix] [--name=NAME] [--version=VERSION] [--sha1=DIGEST] [--stemcell=OS/VERSION] [URL] (Alias: ur)

    Uploads release to the Director. Succeeds even if release is already imported.

    Release location may be local file system path, HTTP/HTTPS URL or a git URL

    • --dir=DIR Release directory path if not current working directory (default: .)
    • --rebase Rebases this release onto the latest version known by the Director
    • --fix Replaces corrupt and missing jobs and packages
    • --name=NAME Name used in existence check (is not used with local release file)
    • --version=VERSION Version used in existence check (is not used with local release file)
    • --sha1=DIGEST SHA1 of the remote release (is not used with local files)
    • --stemcell=OS/VERSION Stemcell that the release is compiled against (applies to remote releases)
    • URL Path to a local file or URL
    bosh -e my-env ur
    bosh -e my-env ur https://bosh.io/d/github.com/concourse/concourse?v=2.7.3
    bosh -e my-env ur git+https://github.com/concourse/concourse --version 2.7.3
    

Delete-Release

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] delete-release [--force] NAME[/VERSION]

    Deletes uploaded release from the Director. Succeeds even if release is not found.

    • --force Ignore errors
    bosh -e my-env delete-release cf-smoke-tests/94
    

Export-Release

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] export-release [--dir=DIR] [--job=NAME] NAME/VERSION OS/VERSION

    Compiles and exports a release against a particular stemcell version.

    Requires to operate with a deployment so that compilation resources (VMs) are properly tracked.

    • --dir=DIR Destination directory (default: .)
    • --job=NAME Name of job to export
    bosh -e my-env -d my-dep export-release cf-smoke-tests/94 ubuntu-xenial/621.74
    

Inspect-Release

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] inspect-release NAME/VERSION

    Lists all jobs, job metadata (such as links), packages, and compiled packages associated with a release version.

    bosh -e gcp-test inspect-release consul/155
    

    Should result in:

    Using environment '192.168.56.6' as client 'admin'
    
    Job                                                                    Blobstore ID       Digest       Links Consumed    Links Provided
    acceptance-tests/943c6083581e623dc66c7d9126d8e5989c4c2b31              0f3cd013-1d3d-...  17e5e4fc...  -                 -
    consul-test-consumer-windows/6748c0675da2292c680da03e89b738a9d5818370  7461c74c-745d-...  9809861c...  -                 -
    consul-test-consumer/7263db87ba85eaf0dd41bd198359c8597e961839          8bde4572-8e8b-...  7b08b059...  -                 -
    consul_agent/b4872109282347700eaa884dcfe93f3a03dc22dd                  e41f705e-2cb7-...  a8db2c76...  - name: consul    - name: consul
                                                                                                             type: consul      type: consul
                                                                                                             optional: true
    consul_agent_windows/a0b91cb0aa1029734d77fcf064dafdb67f14ada6          3a8755d0-7a39-...  17f07ec0...  - name: consul    - name: consul
                                                                                                             type: consul      type: consul
                                                                                                             optional: true
    fake-dns-server/a1ea5f64de0860512470ace7ce2376aa9470f9b1               5bb53f17-eba9-...  0565f9af...  -                 -
    
    6 jobs
    
    Package                                                            Compiled for          Blobstore ID            Digest
    acceptance-tests-windows/e36cef763e5cfd4e28738ad314807e6d1e13b960  (source)              03589024-2596-49fc-...  96eaaf4ba...
    acceptance-tests/9d56ac03d7410dcdfd96a8c96bbc79eb4b53c864          (source)              79fb9ba7-cd23-4b93-...  e08ee88f5...
    confab-windows/52b117effcd95138eca94c789530bcd6499cff9d            (source)              53d4b206-b064-462d-...  43f92c8d0...
    confab/b2ff0bbd68b7d600ecb1ffaf41f59af073e894fd                    (source)              b93214eb-a816-4029-...  4b627d264...
    ~                                                                  ubuntu-xenial/621.74  f66fe541-8c21-4fe3-...  8e662c2e2...
    consul-windows/2a8e0b7ce1424d1d5efe5c7184791481a0c26424            (source)              9516870b-801e-42ea-...  19db18127...
    consul/6049d3016cd34ac64ccbf7837b06b6db81942102                    (source)              04aa38af-e883-4842-...  c42cacfc7...
    ~                                                                  ubuntu-xenial/621.74  ab4afda6-881e-46b1-...  27c1390fa...
    golang1.7-windows/1a80382e081cd429cf518f0c783f4e4172cac79e         (source)              d7670210-7038-4749-...  b91caa06a...
    golang1.7/181f7537c2ec17ac2406d9f2eb3322fd80fa2a1c                 (source)              ac8aa36a-8965-46e9-...  ca440d716...
    ~                                                                  ubuntu-xenial/621.74  9d40794f-0c50-4d0c-...  9d6e29221...
    
    11 packages
    
    Succeeded
    

Inspect-Local-Release

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] inspect-local-release PATH

    Lists all jobs, packages, and compiled packages associated with a release tarball.

    bosh inspect-local-release bpm-1.0.3-ubuntu-xenial-250.25-20190327-162856-776883319.tgz
    

    Should result in:

    Name         bpm
    Version      1.0.3
    Commit Hash  d2f7197
    Archive      bpm-1.0.3-ubuntu-xenial-250.25-20190327-162856-776883319.tgz
    
    Job                                                   Digest                                    Packages
    bpm/fafbd62c034aaf20947ec9c9e7102959ca73db8c          1d17ace7f7cef72554b5fe3106212dd43ed76953  -
    test-errand/1ccf9ec7a47043218a7d080a5d674077bfc28529  ff901be8452289d0590a36eb7823174ae8104c7f  -
    test-server/80db4f3e3ef3ce7301c5a256357dd158df147a70  bee2983cffc928354cc2a48f929ed1c4d42ce59d  -
    
    3 jobs
    
    Package                                               Digest                                    Dependencies  OS             OS Version
    bpm-runc/b1010b27bec38acce027b2d1d8a1c10b71bb6f87     2046ffbd400ddf71fd6a01114a37714e0d531ea5  golang        ubuntu-xenial  250.25
    bpm/0c350861f27a4b912fb578bfa88d97d1dafe1602          a9dfddb259c4674138da48b9a538aef6b18ab274  golang        ubuntu-xenial  250.25
    bpm-runc
    golang/4f7fa7648892d4d98b7912c945638c8f32f52d6f       2d1b33e23642b159cf012e83597a7ab63933eaa5  -             ubuntu-xenial  250.25
    test-server/b748494d5c1031c9943e0d7f3982e4b09fce36f5  612a488cf46a32883bee4f0415fdcf83de9ee5ec  golang        ubuntu-xenial  250.25
    
    4 packages
    
    Succeeded
    

Configs

See Configs.

Configs

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] configs [--name=NAME] [--type=TYPE] [-r ...]

    Lists all the configs on the Director.

    • --name=NAME Config name
    • --type=TYPE Config type
    • -r, --recent=NUMBER Number of configs to show (default: 1)
    bosh -e my-env configs
    

    Should result in:

    Using environment '192.168.50.6' as client 'admin'
    
    Type     Name
    cloud    default
    ~        custom-vm-types
    cpi      default
    runtime  default
    
    3 configs
    
    Succeeded
    

Config

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] config [--name=NAME] [--type=TYPE] [ID]

    Show current config for either ID or both type and name.

    • --name=NAME Config name
    • --type=TYPE Config type
    • ID Config ID
    bosh -e my-env config --type=my-type --name=my-name
    bosh -e my-env config 5
    

Update-Config

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] update-config [--type=TYPE] [--name=NAME] [--expected-latest-id=ID] [-v ...] [--var-file=VAR=PATH] [-l ...] [--vars-env=PREFIX] [--vars-store=PATH] [-o ...] PATH

    Update config on the Director.

    • --type=TYPE Config type, e.g. 'cloud', 'runtime', or 'cpi'
    • --name=NAME Config name
    • --expected-latest-id=ID Expected ID of latest config
    • -v, --var=VAR=VALUE Set variable
    • --var-file=VAR=PATH Set variable to file contents
    • -l, --vars-file=PATH Load variables from a YAML file
    • --vars-env=PREFIX Load variables from environment variables (e.g.: 'MY' to load MY_var=value)
    • --vars-store=PATH Load/save variables from/to a YAML file
    • -o, --ops-file=PATH Load manifest operations from a YAML file
    • PATH Path to a YAML config file
    bosh -e my-env update-config config.yml --type=cloud
    bosh -e my-env update-config config.yml --type=cloud --name=network1
    

Delete-Config

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] delete-config [--type=TYPE] [--name=NAME] [ID]

    Delete config on the Director.

    • --name=NAME Config name
    • --type=TYPE Config type
    • ID Config ID
    bosh -e my-env delete-config --type=my-type
    bosh -e my-env delete-config --type=my-type --name=my-name
    

Diff-Config

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] diff-config [--from-id=ID] [--to-id=ID] [--from-content=PATH] [--to-content=PATH]

    Diff two configs by ID or content.

    • --from-id=ID ID of first config to compare
    • --to-id=ID ID of second config to compare
    • --from-content=PATH path to first config file to compare
    • --to-content=PATH path to second config file to compare
    bosh -e my-env diff-config --from-id=1 --to-id=2
    bosh -e my-env diff-config --from-content=/path/to/file1 --to-content=/path/to/file2
    

Cloud config

See Cloud config.

Cloud-Config

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] cloud-config (Alias: cc)

    Show current cloud config on the Director.

Update-Cloud-Config

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] update-cloud-config [-v ...] [--var-file=VAR=PATH] [-l ...] [--vars-env=PREFIX] [--vars-store=PATH] [-o ...] PATH (Alias: ucc)

    Update current cloud config on the Director.

    • -v, --var=VAR=VALUE Set variable
    • --var-file=VAR=PATH Set variable to file contents
    • -l, --vars-file=PATH Load variables from a YAML file
    • --vars-env=PREFIX Load variables from environment variables (e.g.: 'MY' to load MY_var=value)
    • --vars-store=PATH Load/save variables from/to a YAML file
    • -o, --ops-file=PATH Load manifest operations from a YAML file
    • PATH Path to a cloud config file
    bosh -e my-env ucc cc.yml
    

Runtime config

See Runtime config.

Runtime-Config

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] runtime-config [--name=NAME] (Alias: rc)

    Show current runtime config on the Director.

    • --name=NAME Runtime-Config name (default: '')

Update-Runtime-Config

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] update-runtime-config [-v ...] [--var-file=VAR=PATH] [-l ...] [--vars-env=PREFIX] [--vars-store=PATH] [-o ...] [--no-redact] [--name=NAME] PATH (Alias: urc)

    Update current runtime config on the Director.

    • -v, --var=VAR=VALUE Set variable
    • --var-file=VAR=PATH Set variable to file contents
    • -l, --vars-file=PATH Load variables from a YAML file
    • --vars-env=PREFIX Load variables from environment variables (e.g.: 'MY' to load MY_var=value)
    • --vars-store=PATH Load/save variables from/to a YAML file
    • -o, --ops-file=PATH Load manifest operations from a YAML file
    • --no-redact Show non-redacted manifest diff
    • --name=NAME Runtime-Config name (default: '')
    • PATH Path to a runtime config file
    bosh -e my-env urc runtime.yml
    

CPI config

See CPI config.

CPI-Config

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] cpi-config

    Show current CPI config on the Director.

Update-CPI-Config

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] update-cpi-config [-v ...] [--var-file=VAR=PATH] [-l ...] [--vars-env=PREFIX] [--vars-store=PATH] [-o ...] [--no-redact] PATH

    Update current CPI config on the Director.

    • -v, --var=VAR=VALUE Set variable
    • --var-file=VAR=PATH Set variable to file contents
    • -l, --vars-file=PATH Load variables from a YAML file
    • --vars-env=PREFIX Load variables from environment variables (e.g.: 'MY' to load MY_var=value)
    • --vars-store=PATH Load/save variables from/to a YAML file
    • -o, --ops-file=PATH Load manifest operations from a YAML file
    • --no-redact Show non-redacted manifest diff
    • PATH Path to a CPI config file
    bosh -e my-env update-cpi-config cpis.yml
    

Deployments

Deployments

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] deployments (Alias: ds)

    Lists deployments tracked by the Director. Shows their names, used releases and stemcells.

    bosh -e my-env ds
    

    Should result in:

    Using environment '192.168.56.6' as client 'admin'
    
    Name                                Release(s)                Stemcell(s)                                         Team(s)  Cloud Config
    cf                                  binary-buildpack/1.0.9    bosh-warden-boshlite-ubuntu-xenial-go_agent/621.74  -        latest
                                        capi/1.21.0
                                        cf-mysql/34
                                        cf-smoke-tests/11
                                        cflinuxfs2-rootfs/1.52.0
                                        consul/155
                                        diego/1.8.1
                                        etcd/94
                                        garden-runc/1.2.0
                                        loggregator/78
                                        nats/15
                                        routing/0.145.0
                                        statsd-injector/1.0.20
                                        uaa/25
    service-instance_0d4140a0-42b7-...  mysql/0.6.0               bosh-warden-boshlite-ubuntu-xenial-go_agent/621.74  -        latest
    
    2 deployments
    
    Succeeded
    

Deployment

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] deployment (Alias: dep)

    Shows general deployment information for a given deployment.

    Can be used to determine if Director has a deployment with a given name.

    bosh -e vbox -d cf dep
    

    Should result in:

    Using environment '192.168.56.6' as client 'admin'
    
    Name  Release(s)              Stemcell(s)                                         Team(s)  Cloud Config
    cf    binary-buildpack/1.0.9  bosh-warden-boshlite-ubuntu-xenial-go_agent/621.74  -        latest
          capi/1.21.0
          cf-mysql/34
          cf-smoke-tests/11
          uaa/25
          dns/3
          ...
    
    1 deployments
    
    Succeeded
    

Deploy

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] deploy [-v ...] [--var-file=VAR=PATH] [-l ...] [--vars-env=PREFIX] [--vars-store=PATH] [-o ...] [--no-redact] [--recreate] [--recreate-persistent-disks] [--fix] [--skip-drain=INSTANCE-GROUP] [--canaries=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE] [--max-in-flight=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE] [--dry-run] PATH

    Create or update specified deployment according to the provided manifest. Operation files and variables can be provided to adjust and fill in manifest before deploy begins.

    Currently name provided via --deployment (-d) flag must match name specified in the manifest.

    • -v, --var=VAR=VALUE Set variable
    • --var-file=VAR=PATH Set variable to file contents
    • -l, --vars-file=PATH Load variables from a YAML file
    • --vars-env=PREFIX Load variables from environment variables (e.g.: 'MY' to load MY_var=value)
    • --vars-store=PATH Load/save variables from/to a YAML file
    • -o, --ops-file=PATH Load manifest operations from a YAML file
    • --no-redact Show non-redacted manifest diff
    • --recreate Recreate all VMs in deployment
    • --recreate-persistent-disks Recreate all persistent disks in deployment
    • --fix Recreate an instance with an unresponsive agent instead of erroring
    • --skip-drain=INSTANCE-GROUP Skip running drain and pre-stop scripts for specific instance groups
    • --canaries=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE Override manifest values for canaries
    • --max-in-flight=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE Override manifest values for max_in_flight
    • --dry-run Renders job templates without altering deployment
    • PATH Path to a manifest file
    bosh -e vbox -d cf deploy cf.yml -v system_domain=sys.example.com -o large-footprint.yml
    

Delete-Deployment

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] delete-deployment [--force] (Alias: deld)

    Deletes specified deployment.

    • --force Ignore errors

    Note that if you've deleted your deployment, not all resources may have been freed. For example "deleted" persistent disks will be deleted after a few days to avoid accidental data loss. See Persistent and Orphaned Disks for more details.

    Succeeds even if deployment is not found.

    bosh -e vbox -d cf deld
    bosh -e vbox -d cf deld --force
    

Instances

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] instances [-i] [--dns] [--vitals] [-p] [-f] (Alias: is)

    Lists all instances managed by the Director or in a single deployment. Show instance names, IPs, and VM and process health.

    • -i, --details Show details including VM CID, persistent disk CID, etc.
    • --dns Show DNS A records
    • --vitals Show vitals
    • -p, --ps Show processes
    • -f, --failing Only show failing instances
    bosh -e vbox is -i
    bosh -e vbox is --ps --vitals
    bosh -e vbox -d cf is
    bosh -e vbox -d cf is --ps
    bosh -e vbox -d cf is --ps --vitals
    

Manifest

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] manifest (Alias: man)

    Prints deployment manifest to stdout. In case a deployment failed, it will print the manifest of the last succesful deploy.

    bosh -e vbox -d cf man > /tmp/manifest.yml
    

Recreate

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] recreate [--skip-drain] [--fix] [--canaries=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE] [--max-in-flight=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE] [--dry-run] [--converge] [--no-converge] [INSTANCE-GROUP[/INSTANCE-ID]]

    Recreates VMs for specified instances. Follows typical instance lifecycle.

    • --skip-drain skip running drain scripts; Also skip pre-stop scripts as of director version v270.0.0
    • --fix recover an instance with an unresponsive agent instead of erroring
    • --canaries=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE override manifest values for canaries
    • --max-in-flight=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE override manifest values for max_in_flight
    • --dry-run run through as many operations as possible without altering deployment
    • --converge converge the deployment with the last successful deployment state. This flag is optional and is the default behavior. See Deployment Convergence for more details
    • --no-converge update only the specified instance with current instance state. See Deployment Convergence for more details

    Warning

    In case of a failed deployment, running bosh recreate without --no-converge will converge to the last successfully deployed state, not the intended state of the failed deployment. See Deployment Convergence.

Restart

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] restart [--skip-drain] [--canaries=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE] [--max-in-flight=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE] [--converge] [--no-converge] [INSTANCE-GROUP[/INSTANCE-ID]]

    Restarts jobs (processes) on specified instances. Does not affect VM state.

    • --skip-drain skip running drain scripts; Also skip pre-stop scripts as of director version v270.0.0
    • --canaries=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE override manifest values for canaries
    • --max-in-flight=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE override manifest values for max_in_flight
    • --converge converge the deployment with the last successful deployment state. This flag is optional and is the default behavior. See Deployment Convergence for more details
    • --no-converge update only the specified instance with current instance state. See Deployment Convergence for more details

    Warning

    In case of a failed deployment, running bosh restart without --no-converge will converge to the last successfully deployed state, not the intended state of the failed deployment. See Deployment Convergence.

Start

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] start [--canaries=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE] [--max-in-flight=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE] [--converge] [--no-converge] [INSTANCE-GROUP[/INSTANCE-ID]]

    Starts jobs (processes) on specified instances. Does not affect VM state.

    • --canaries=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE override manifest values for canaries
    • --max-in-flight=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE override manifest values for max_in_flight
    • --converge converge the deployment with the last successful deployment state. This flag is optional and is the default behavior. See Deployment Convergence for more details
    • --no-converge update only the specified instance with current instance state. See Deployment Convergence for more details

    Warning

    In case of a failed deployment, running bosh start without --no-converge will converge to the last successfully deployed state, not the intended state of the failed deployment. See Deployment Convergence.

Stop

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] stop [--skip-drain] [--canaries=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE] [--max-in-flight=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE] [--converge] [--no-converge] [INSTANCE-GROUP[/INSTANCE-ID]]

    Stops jobs (processes) on specified instances. Does not affect VM state unless --hard flag is specified.

    • --hard force VM deletion (keeping persistent disk)
    • --skip-drain skip running drain scripts; Also skip pre-stop scripts as of director version v270.0.0
    • --canaries=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE override manifest values for canaries
    • --max-in-flight=NUMBER or PERCENTAGE override manifest values for max_in_flight
    • --converge converge the deployment with the last successful deployment state. This flag is optional and is the default behavior. See Deployment Convergence for more details
    • --no-converge update only the specified instance with current instance state. See Deployment Convergence for more details

    Warning

    In case of a failed deployment, running bosh stop without --no-converge will converge to the last successfully deployed state, not the intended state of the failed deployment. See Deployment Convergence.

Ignore

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] ignore INSTANCE-GROUP/INSTANCE-ID

    Ignores instance from being affected by other commands such as bosh deploy.

Unignore

  • bosh -e my-env -d my-dep unignore INSTANCE-GROUP/INSTANCE-ID

    Unignores instance from being affected by other commands such as bosh deploy.

Logs

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] logs [--dir=DIR] [-f] [--num=NUMBER] [-q] [--job=NAME] [--only=FILTERS] [--agent] [--gw-disable] [--gw-user=USER] [--gw-host=HOST] [--gw-private-key=KEY] [--gw-socks5=URL] [INSTANCE-GROUP[/INSTANCE-ID]]

    Downloads logs from one or more instances.

    • --dir=DIR Destination directory (default: .)
    • -f, --follow Follow logs via SSH
    • --num=NUMBER Last number of lines
    • -q, --quiet Suppresses printing of headers when multiple files are being examined
    • --job=NAME Limit to only specific jobs
    • --only=FILTERS Filter logs in /var/vcap/sys/log/ (comma-separated)
    • --agent Include agent log
    • --gw-disable Disable usage of gateway connection [$BOSH_GW_DISABLE]
    • --gw-user=USER Username for gateway connection [$BOSH_GW_USER]
    • --gw-host=HOST Host for gateway connection [$BOSH_GW_HOST]
    • --gw-private-key=KEY Private key path for gateway connection [$BOSH_GW_PRIVATE_KEY]
    • --gw-socks5=URL SOCKS5 URL [$BOSH_ALL_PROXY]

    See Location and use of logs for details.

    bosh -e vbox -d cf logs diego-cell/209c42e5-3c1a-432a-8445-ab8d7c9f69b0
    bosh -e vbox -d cf logs diego-cell/209c42e5-3c1a-432a-8445-ab8d7c9f69b0 --job=rep --job=silkd
    bosh -e vbox -d cf logs diego-cell/209c42e5-3c1a-432a-8445-ab8d7c9f69b0 --agent --only=*/*stderr.log
    bosh -e vbox -d cf logs -f
    bosh -e vbox -d cf logs -f --num=1000
    

Events

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] events [--before-id=ID] [--before=TIMESTAMP] [--after=TIMESTAMP] [--task=ID] [--instance=ID] [--event-user=USER] [--action=ACTION] [--object-type=TYPE] [--object-name=NAME]

    Lists events.

    See Events for details.

    • --before-id=ID show events with ID less than the given ID
    • --before=TIMESTAMP show events before the given timestamp (ex: 2016-05-08 17:26:32)
    • --after=TIMESTAMP show events after the given timestamp (ex: 2016-05-08 17:26:32)
    • --task=ID show events with the given task ID
    • --instance=ID show events with given instance
    • --event-user=USER show events with given user
    • --action=ACTION show events with given action
    • --object-type=TYPE show events with given object type
    • --object-name=NAME show events with given object name
    bosh -e vbox events --instance diego-cell/209c42e5-3c1a-432a-8445-ab8d7c9f69b0
    bosh -e vbox events --instance diego-cell/209c42e5-3c1a-432a-8445-ab8d7c9f69b0 --task 281
    bosh -e vbox events -d my-dep
    bosh -e vbox events --before-id=1298284
    bosh -e vbox events --before="2016-05-08 17:26:32 UTC" --after="2016-05-07 UTC"
    

Event

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] event ID

    Shows single event details.

Variables

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] variables (Alias: vars)

    List variables referenced by the deployment.


VMs

Vms

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] vms [--dns] [--vitals] [--cloud-properties]

    Lists all VMs managed by the Director or VMs in a single deployment. Show instance names, IPs and VM CIDs.

    • --dns Show DNS A records
    • --vitals Show vitals
    • --cloud-properties Show cloud properties
    bosh -e vbox vms
    bosh -e vbox -d cf vms
    bosh -e vbox -d cf vms --vitals
    

Delete-Vm

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] delete-vm CID

    Deletes VM without going through typical instance lifecycle. Clears out VM reference from a Director database if referenced by any instance.

    bosh -e vbox -d cf delete-vm i-fs384238fjwjf8
    

Orphaned-Vms

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] orphaned-vms

    List all the orphaned VMs for all deployments.

    bosh -e vbox orphaned-vms
    

Disks

Disks

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] disks [-o ]

    Lists disks.

    • -o, --orphaned List orphaned disks

Orphan-Disk

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] orphan-disk CID

    Orphans a disk attached to an instance. You can get disk's CID from bosh instances --details.

    bosh -e vbox orphan-disk xxxx-xxxx-xxxx
    

Attach-Disk

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] attach-disk [--disk-properties=PROPERTIES] INSTANCE-GROUP/INSTANCE-ID DISK-CID

    Attaches disk to an instance, replacing and orphaning the currently attached disk (if any).

    • --disk-properties=PROPERTIES Disk properties to use for the new disk. Use 'copy' to copy the properties from the currently attached disk
    bosh -e vbox -d cf attach-disk postgres/209c42e5-3c1a-432a-8445-ab8d7c9f69b0 vol-shw8f293f2f2
    

Delete-Disk

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] delete-disk CID

    Deletes orphaned disk.

    bosh -e vbox -d cf delete-disk vol-shw8f293f2f2
    

SSH

SSH

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] ssh [-c=CMD] [--opts=OPTS] [-r] [--gw-disable] [--gw-user=USER] [--gw-host=HOST] [--gw-private-key=KEY] [--gw-socks5=URL] [INSTANCE-GROUP[/INSTANCE-ID]]

    SSH into one or more instances.

    • -c, --command=CMD Command
    • --opts=OPTS specify pass-through options to ssh; useful for port forwarding
    • -r, --results Collect results into a table instead of streaming
    • --gw-disable Disable usage of gateway connection [$BOSH_GW_DISABLE]
    • --gw-user=USER Username for gateway connection [$BOSH_GW_USER]
    • --gw-host=HOST Host for gateway connection [$BOSH_GW_HOST]
    • --gw-private-key=KEY Private key path for gateway connection [$BOSH_GW_PRIVATE_KEY]
    • --gw-socks5=URL SOCKS5 URL [$BOSH_ALL_PROXY]
    # execute command on all instances in a deployment
    bosh -e vbox -d cf ssh -c 'uptime'
    
    # execute command on one instance group
    bosh -e vbox -d cf ssh diego-cell -c 'uptime'
    
    # execute command on a single instance
    bosh -e vbox -d cf ssh diego-cell/209c42e5-3c1a-432a-8445-ab8d7c9f69b0 -c 'uptime'
    
    # execute command with passwordless sudo
    bosh -e vbox -d cf ssh diego-cell -c 'sudo lsof -i|grep LISTEN'
    
    # present output in a table by instance
    bosh -e vbox -d cf ssh -c 'uptime' -r
    
    # port forward UAA port locally
    bosh -e vbox -d cf ssh uaa/0 --opts ' -L 8080:localhost:8080'
    

SCP

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] scp [-r] [--gw-disable] [--gw-user=USER] [--gw-host=HOST] [--gw-private-key=KEY] [--gw-socks5=URL] PATH...

    SCP to/from one or more instances.

    • --recursive (-r) copy directory recursively
    • --gw-disable Disable usage of gateway connection [$BOSH_GW_DISABLE]
    • --gw-user=USER Username for gateway connection [$BOSH_GW_USER]
    • --gw-host=HOST Host for gateway connection [$BOSH_GW_HOST]
    • --gw-private-key=KEY Private key path for gateway connection [$BOSH_GW_PRIVATE_KEY]
    • --gw-socks5=URL SOCKS5 URL [$BOSH_ALL_PROXY]
    # copy file from this machine to machines a deployment
    bosh -e vbox -d cf scp ~/Downloads/script.sh :/tmp/script.sh
    bosh -e vbox -d cf scp ~/Downloads/script.sh diego-cell:/tmp/script.sh
    bosh -e vbox -d cf scp ~/Downloads/script.sh diego-cell/209c42e5-3c1a-432a-8445-ab8d7c9f69b0:/tmp/script.sh
    bosh -e vbox -d cf scp ~/Downloads/script.ps1 windows_diego_cell:c:/temp/script/script.ps1
    
    # copy file from remote machines in a deployment to this machine
    bosh -e vbox -d cf scp :/tmp/script.sh ~/Downloads/script.sh
    bosh -e vbox -d cf scp diego-cell:/tmp/script.sh ~/Downloads/script.sh
    bosh -e vbox -d cf scp diego-cell/209c42e5-3c1a-432a-8445-ab8d7c9f69b0:/tmp/script.sh ~/Downloads/script.sh
    bosh -e vbox -d cf scp windows_diego_cell:c:/temp/script/script.ps1:~/Downloads/script.ps1
    
    # copy files from each instance into instance specific local directory
    bosh -e vbox -d cf scp diego-cell:/tmp/logs/ /tmp/logs/((instance_id))
    

Errands

Errands

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] errands (Alias: es)

    Lists all errands defined by the deployment.

    bosh -e vbox -d cf es
    

    Should result in:

    Using environment '192.168.56.6' as '?'
    
    Using deployment 'cf'
    
    Name
    smoke-tests
    
    1 errands
    
    Succeeded
    

Run-Errand

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] run-errand [--instance=INSTANCE-GROUP[/INSTANCE-ID]] [--keep-alive] [--when-changed] [--download-logs] [--logs-dir=DIR] NAME

    Runs errand job by name.

    • --instance=INSTANCE-GROUP[/INSTANCE-ID] Instance or group the errand should run on (must specify errand by release job name)
    • --keep-alive Use existing VM to run an errand and keep it after completion
    • --when-changed Run errand only if errand configuration has changed or if the previous run was unsuccessful
    • --download-logs Download logs
    • --logs-dir=DIR Destination directory for logs (default: .)

    See Errands for details.

    bosh -e vbox -d cf run-errand smoke-tests
    bosh -e vbox -d cf run-errand smoke-tests --keep-alive
    bosh -e vbox -d cf run-errand smoke-tests --when-changed
    
    # execute errand on all instances that have colocated status errand
    bosh -e vbox -d zookeeper run-errand status
    
    # execute errand on one instance
    bosh -e vbox -d zookeeper run-errand status --instance zookeeper/3e977542-d53e-4630-bc40-72011f853cb5
    
    # execute errand on one instance within an instance group
    # (note that select instance may not necessarily be first based on its index)
    bosh -e vbox -d zookeeper run-errand status --instance zookeeper/first
    
    # execute errand on all instance in an instance group
    bosh -e vbox -d zookeeper run-errand status --instance zookeeper
    
    # execute errand on two instances
    bosh -e vbox -d zookeeper run-errand status \
      --instance zookeeper/671d5b1d-0310-4735-8f58-182fdad0e8bc \
      --instance zookeeper/3e977542-d53e-4630-bc40-72011f853cb5
    

Tasks

Tasks

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] tasks [--recent=NUMBER] [-a] (Alias: ts)

    Lists active and previously ran tasks.

    • -r,--recent=NUMBER Show 30 recent tasks. Use '=' to specify the number of tasks to show
    • -a, --all Include all task types (ssh, logs, vms, etc)
    # currently active tasks
    bosh -e vbox ts
    
    # currently active tasks for my-dep deployment
    bosh -e vbox -d my-dep ts
    

    Should result in:

    Using environment '192.168.56.6' as '?'
    
    #   State  Started At                    Finished At                   User   Deployment   Description                   Result
    
    27  done   Thu Feb 16 19:16:15 UTC 2017  Thu Feb 16 19:20:33 UTC 2017  admin  cockroachdb  create deployment             /deployments/cockroachdb
    26  done   Thu Feb 16 18:54:32 UTC 2017  Thu Feb 16 18:55:27 UTC 2017  admin  cockroachdb  delete deployment cockroachd  /deployments/cockroachdb
    ...
    
    110 tasks
    
    Succeeded
    
    # show last 30 tasks
    bosh -e vbox ts -r --all
    
    # show last 1000 tasks
    bosh -e vbox ts -r=1000
    

Task

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] task [--event] [--cpi] [--debug] [--result] [-a] [ID] (Alias: t)

    Shows single task details. Continues to follow task if it did not finish. Ctrl^C does not cancel the task.

    • --event Track event log
    • --cpi Track CPI log
    • --debug Track debug log
    • --result Track result log
    • -a, --all Include all task types (ssh, logs, vms, etc)
    • ID ID of the task
    bosh -e vbox t 281
    bosh -e vbox t 281 --debug
    

Cancel-Task

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] cancel-task ID (Alias: ct)

    Cancel task at its next checkpoint. Does not wait until task is cancelled.

    bosh -e vbox ct 281
    

Cancel-Tasks

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] cancel-tasks [--type=TYPE] [--state=STATE] (Alias: cts)

    Cancel multiple tasks by type and state at their next checkpoints.

    • -t, --type=TYPE task types to cancel (cck_scan_and_fix, cck_apply, update_release, update_deployment, vms, etc.) (default is all types)
    • -s, --state=STATE task states to cancel (queued, processing) (default: queued)
    bosh -e vbox cts \
         -d my-dep \
         -t scan_and_fix \
         -t update_deployment \
         -t fetch_logs \
         -s queued \
         -s processing
    

Snapshots

Snapshots

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] snapshots [INSTANCE-GROUP/INSTANCE-ID]

    Lists disk snapshots for given deployment.

Take-Snapshot

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] take-snapshot [INSTANCE-GROUP/INSTANCE-ID]

    Takes snapshot for an instance or an entire deployment.

Delete-Snapshot

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] delete-snapshot CID

    Deletes snapshot.

    bosh -e vbox -d cf delete-snapshot snap-shw38ty83f2f2
    

Delete-Snapshots

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] delete-snapshots

    Deletes snapshots for an entire deployment.


Deployment recovery

Update-Resurrection

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] update-resurrection on|off

    Enables or disables resurrection globally. This state is not reflected in the bosh instances command's Resurrection column.

    See Automatic repair with Resurrector for details.

Cloud-Check

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] cloud-check [-a] [--resolution=NUMBER] [-r] (Alias: cck)

    Checks for resource consistency and allows interactive repair

    • -a, --auto Resolve problems automatically
    • --resolution=NUMBER Apply resolution of given type
    • -r, --report Only generate report; don't attempt to resolve problems

    See Manual repair with Cloud Check for details.

Locks

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] locks

    Lists current locks.


Network

Networks

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] networks [-o]

    List networks created by deployments.

    • -o, --orphaned List orphaned networks
    bosh -e vbox networks
    

Delete-Network

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] delete-network NAME

    Deletes a network created during deployment. Check CPI methods for more details

    bosh -e vbox delete-network network-name
    

Misc

Clean-Up

  • bosh[GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] clean-up [--all] [--dry-run] [--keep-orphaned-disks]

    Cleans up unused resources but keeps orphaned disks and the two most recent versions of stemcells and releases.

    • --all clean up all unused resources including orphaned disks.
    • --dry-run list resources that would be cleaned up.
    • --keep-orphaned-disks do not delete orphaned disks with --all.

    Orphan disks get deleted after a few days by default. See Orphan Disks for more details.

    Note: From BOSH v270.5.0, releases specified in runtime configs are considered 'in use' and won't be deleted by running bosh clean-up [--all].

Help

  • bosh help

    Shows list of available commands and global options. Consider using -h flag for individual commands.

Interpolate Variables

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] interpolate [-v ...] [--var-file=PATH] [-l ...] [--vars-env=PREFIX] [--vars-store=PATH] [-o ...] [--path=OP-PATH] [--var-errs] [--var-errs-unused] PATH (Alias: int)

    Interpolates variables into a manifest sending result to stdout. Operation files and variables can be provided to adjust and fill in manifest before doing a deploy.

    • -v, --var=VAR=VALUE Set variable
    • --var-file=VAR=PATH Set variable to file contents
    • -l, --vars-file=PATH Load variables from a YAML file
    • --vars-env=PREFIX Load variables from environment variables (e.g.: 'MY' to load MY_var=value)
    • --vars-store=PATH Load/save variables from/to a YAML file
    • -o, --ops-file=PATH Load manifest operations from a YAML file
    • --path=OP-PATH Extract value out of template (e.g.: /private_key)
    • --var-errs Expect all variables to be found, otherwise error
    • --var-errs-unused Expect all variables to be used, otherwise error
    • PATH Path to a template that will be interpolated
    bosh int bosh-deployment/bosh.yml \
      --vars-store ./creds.yml \
      -o bosh-deployment/virtualbox/cpi.yml \
      -o bosh-deployment/virtualbox/outbound-network.yml \
      -o bosh-deployment/bosh-lite.yml \
      -o bosh-deployment/jumpbox-user.yml \
      -v director_name=vbox \
      -v internal_ip=192.168.56.6 \
      -v internal_gw=192.168.56.1 \
      -v internal_cidr=192.168.56.0/24 \
      -v network_name=vboxnet0 \
      -v outbound_network_name=NatNetwork
    
    bosh int creds.yml --path /admin_password
    # skh32i7rdfji4387hg
    
    bosh int creds.yml --path /director_ssl/ca
    # -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
    # ...
    

    Command can be used in a generic way to generate CA and leaf certificates.

    variables:
    - name: default_ca
      type: certificate
      options:
        common_name: ca
    - name: service_ssl
      type: certificate
      options:
        ca: default_ca
        common_name: ((internal_ip))
        alternative_names: [((internal_ip))]
    
    bosh interpolate certs-tpl.yml -v internal_ip=1.2.3.4 --vars-store certs.yml --var-errs
    bosh interpolate certs.yml --path /service_ssl/ca
    bosh interpolate certs.yml --path /service_ssl/certificate
    bosh interpolate certs.yml --path /service_ssl/private_key
    

HTTP Request

  • bosh [GLOBAL-CLI-OPTIONS] curl [--method=HTTP-METHOD] [--header=HTTP-HEADER] [--body=PATH-TO-FILE-WITH-HTTP-REQUEST-BODY] [--show-headers] PATH

    Make an HTTP request to the BOSH Director. Recommended to be used for debugging purposes only.

    • --method (-X) specify the HTTP method. Allowed values: GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE. Defaults to GET
    • --header (-H) add an HTTP header to the request in 'name: value' format. Can be specified multiple times for multiple headers.
    • --body path to the file containing the HTTP request's body (for POST and PUT)
    • --show-headers (-i) show HTTP headers in the response
    • PATH URL path which can include query string
bosh curl /deployments
bosh curl /links?deployment=my-dep
bosh curl -H 'Content-Type: application/json' --body ./request-body.txt --method=POST /links