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Apps API

Apps API

Creating an App

POST /v2/apps/

Request

Route

POST /v2/apps

Body

Name Description Default Valid Values Example Values
name The name of the app.
  • my_super_app
memory The amount of memory each instance should have. In megabytes.
  • 1024
  • 512
instances The number of instances of the app to run. To ensure optimal availability, ensure there are at least 2 instances.
  • 2
  • 6
  • 10
disk_quota The maximum amount of disk available to an instance of an app. In megabytes.
  • 1204
  • 2048
space_guid The guid of the associated space.
  • guid-1bf234de-5518-4d56-8053-d2ea8282101b
stack_guid The guid of the associated stack. Uses the default system stack.
  • guid-3ea7ba81-4953-411b-8684-ade293c3e8de
state The current desired state of the app. One of STOPPED or STARTED. STOPPED
  • STOPPED
  • STARTED
detected_start_command The command detected by the buildpack during staging.
command The command to start an app after it is staged, maximum length: 4096 (e.g. 'rails s -p $PORT' or 'java com.org.Server $PORT').
buildpack Buildpack to build the app. 3 options: a) Blank means autodetection; b) A Git Url pointing to a buildpack; c) Name of an installed buildpack.
  • https://github.com/virtualstaticvoid/heroku-buildpack-r.git
  • an_example_installed_buildpack
health_check_type Type of health check to perform. port
  • port
  • none
health_check_timeout Timeout for health checking of an staged app when starting up
diego Use diego to stage and to run when available false
  • true
  • false
docker_image Name of the Docker image containing the app
  • cloudfoundry/helloworld
  • registry.example.com:5000/user/repository/tag
environment_json Key/value pairs of all the environment variables to run in your app. Does not include any system or service variables.
production Deprecated. true
  • true
  • false
console Open the console port for the app (at $CONSOLE_PORT). false
  • true
  • false
debug Open the debug port for the app (at $DEBUG_PORT). false
  • true
  • false
name The name of the app.
  • my_super_app
memory The amount of memory each instance should have. In megabytes.
  • 1024
  • 512
instances The number of instances of the app to run. To ensure optimal availability, ensure there are at least 2 instances.
  • 2
  • 6
  • 10
disk_quota The maximum amount of disk available to an instance of an app. In megabytes.
  • 1204
  • 2048
space_guid The guid of the associated space.
  • guid-576742e2-b499-477a-9d1f-d8806d408578
stack_guid The guid of the associated stack. Uses the default system stack.
  • guid-5147ada5-071d-431b-93d1-7bf5598ab5d5
state The current desired state of the app. One of STOPPED or STARTED. STOPPED
  • STOPPED
  • STARTED
detected_start_command The command detected by the buildpack during staging.
command The command to start an app after it is staged, maximum length: 4096 (e.g. 'rails s -p $PORT' or 'java com.org.Server $PORT').
buildpack Buildpack to build the app. 3 options: a) Blank means autodetection; b) A Git Url pointing to a buildpack; c) Name of an installed buildpack.
  • https://github.com/virtualstaticvoid/heroku-buildpack-r.git
  • an_example_installed_buildpack
health_check_type Type of health check to perform. port
  • port
  • none
health_check_timeout Timeout for health checking of an staged app when starting up
diego Use diego to stage and to run when available false
  • true
  • false
docker_image Name of the Docker image containing the app
  • cloudfoundry/helloworld
  • registry.example.com:5000/user/repository/tag
environment_json Key/value pairs of all the environment variables to run in your app. Does not include any system or service variables.
production Deprecated. true
  • true
  • false
console Open the console port for the app (at $CONSOLE_PORT). false
  • true
  • false
debug Open the debug port for the app (at $DEBUG_PORT). false
  • true
  • false
{
  "name": "my_super_app",
  "space_guid": "3118ac60-d723-4df4-9a43-60193620bf34"
}

Headers

Authorization: bearer eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoidWFhLWlkLTEzNSIsImVtYWlsIjoiZW1haWwtMTE0QHNvbWVkb21haW4uY29tIiwic2NvcGUiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlci5hZG1pbiJdLCJhdWQiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlciJdLCJleHAiOjE0MzI3NzQ5ODZ9.v-pJiBCdgZaiQlGbYlaOf8y69fe07vvLLxcnY0ymnWY
Host: example.org
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Cookie: 

cURL

curl "https://api.[your-domain.com]/v2/apps" -d '{
  "name": "my_super_app",
  "space_guid": "3118ac60-d723-4df4-9a43-60193620bf34"
}' -X POST \
	-H "Authorization: bearer eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoidWFhLWlkLTEzNSIsImVtYWlsIjoiZW1haWwtMTE0QHNvbWVkb21haW4uY29tIiwic2NvcGUiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlci5hZG1pbiJdLCJhdWQiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlciJdLCJleHAiOjE0MzI3NzQ5ODZ9.v-pJiBCdgZaiQlGbYlaOf8y69fe07vvLLxcnY0ymnWY" \
	-H "Host: example.org" \
	-H "Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded" \
	-H "Cookie: "

Response

Status

201 Created

Body

{
  "metadata": {
    "guid": "bddaee7a-ab2a-4da3-84ae-83d2d2711998",
    "url": "/v2/apps/bddaee7a-ab2a-4da3-84ae-83d2d2711998",
    "created_at": "2015-05-21T01:03:06Z",
    "updated_at": null
  },
  "entity": {
    "name": "my_super_app",
    "production": false,
    "space_guid": "3118ac60-d723-4df4-9a43-60193620bf34",
    "stack_guid": "5247fc1c-315b-4948-b168-fa9173dcad9b",
    "buildpack": null,
    "detected_buildpack": null,
    "environment_json": {

    },
    "memory": 1024,
    "instances": 1,
    "disk_quota": 1024,
    "state": "STOPPED",
    "version": "f0b12fa2-1e61-45db-a092-f32013889f19",
    "command": null,
    "console": false,
    "debug": null,
    "staging_task_id": null,
    "package_state": "PENDING",
    "health_check_type": "port",
    "health_check_timeout": null,
    "staging_failed_reason": null,
    "diego": false,
    "docker_image": null,
    "package_updated_at": null,
    "detected_start_command": "",
    "enable_ssh": true,
    "space_url": "/v2/spaces/3118ac60-d723-4df4-9a43-60193620bf34",
    "stack_url": "/v2/stacks/5247fc1c-315b-4948-b168-fa9173dcad9b",
    "events_url": "/v2/apps/bddaee7a-ab2a-4da3-84ae-83d2d2711998/events",
    "service_bindings_url": "/v2/apps/bddaee7a-ab2a-4da3-84ae-83d2d2711998/service_bindings",
    "routes_url": "/v2/apps/bddaee7a-ab2a-4da3-84ae-83d2d2711998/routes"
  }
}

Headers

Content-Type: application/json;charset=utf-8
Location: /v2/apps/bddaee7a-ab2a-4da3-84ae-83d2d2711998
X-VCAP-Request-ID: 9dbc501e-d98d-41e7-b9f6-c6707a084e94
Content-Length: 1358
X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff

Audit Records Created By The Request

Audit Record: audit.app.create

Attribute Name Value
id 15
guid bf3cc38c-f622-431d-8c2a-694402023900
created_at 2015-05-21 01:03:06 UTC
updated_at
timestamp 2015-05-21 01:03:06 UTC
type audit.app.create
actor uaa-id-135
actor_type user
actee bddaee7a-ab2a-4da3-84ae-83d2d2711998
actee_type app
metadata
{
  "request": {
    "name": "my_super_app",
    "space_guid": "3118ac60-d723-4df4-9a43-60193620bf34",
    "console": false,
    "environment_json": "PRIVATE DATA HIDDEN",
    "health_check_type": "port",
    "instances": 1,
    "production": false,
    "state": "STOPPED"
  }
}
space_id 65
organization_guid bf7d2ff7-327f-49d7-bbcc-29d6807e8d60
space_guid 3118ac60-d723-4df4-9a43-60193620bf34
actor_name email-114@somedomain.com
actee_name my_super_app