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Apps API

Apps API

Updating an App

PUT /v2/apps/:guid



PUT /v2/apps/64aa5a3a-fafe-48e6-98fb-440c863bc01f


Name Description Valid Values Example Values
guid The guid of the App


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-df66814b-f0f4-426b-bd20-7fa23804473f
stack_guid The guid of the associated stack. Uses the default system stack.
  • guid-03df3d74-785f-4b72-93a4-0948a36cb2cb
state The current desired state of the app. One of STOPPED or STARTED. STOPPED
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. 'none' is deprecated and an alias to 'process'. port
  • port
  • process
  • 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
enable_ssh Enable SSHing into the app. Supported for Diego only. false if SSH is disabled globally or on the space, true if enabled for both
  • true
  • false
docker_image Name of the Docker image containing the app
  • cloudfoundry/helloworld
  • registry.example.com:5000/user/repository/tag
docker_credentials_json Docker credentials for pulling docker image. {}
  • #<RspecApiDocumentation::Views::HtmlExample:0x000000044dce58>
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
staging_failed_reason Reason for application staging failures
  • StagingError
  • StagingTimeExpired
staging_failed_description Detailed description for the staging_failed_reason
  • An app was not successfully detected by any available buildpack
ports Ports on which application may listen. Overwrites previously configured ports. Ports must be in range 1024-65535. Supported for Diego only.
  • [5222, 8080]
  • [1056]
  "name": "new_name"


Authorization: bearer eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoidWFhLWlkLTI3OCIsImVtYWlsIjoiZW1haWwtMTgwQHNvbWVkb21haW4uY29tIiwic2NvcGUiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlci5hZG1pbiJdLCJhdWQiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlciJdLCJleHAiOjE0NjEzNzQ2MzV9.EZ0_Hnnd_130b_bTg912-ON0oOSUTvZsfDFVIs-9uIE
Host: example.org
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded


curl "https://api.[your-domain.com]/v2/apps/64aa5a3a-fafe-48e6-98fb-440c863bc01f" -d '{
  "name": "new_name"
}' -X PUT \
	-H "Authorization: bearer eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoidWFhLWlkLTI3OCIsImVtYWlsIjoiZW1haWwtMTgwQHNvbWVkb21haW4uY29tIiwic2NvcGUiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlci5hZG1pbiJdLCJhdWQiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlciJdLCJleHAiOjE0NjEzNzQ2MzV9.EZ0_Hnnd_130b_bTg912-ON0oOSUTvZsfDFVIs-9uIE" \
	-H "Host: example.org" \
	-H "Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded" \
	-H "Cookie: "



201 Created


  "metadata": {
    "guid": "64aa5a3a-fafe-48e6-98fb-440c863bc01f",
    "url": "/v2/apps/64aa5a3a-fafe-48e6-98fb-440c863bc01f",
    "created_at": "2016-04-16T01:23:55Z",
    "updated_at": "2016-04-16T01:23:55Z"
  "entity": {
    "name": "new_name",
    "production": false,
    "space_guid": "bdac4d94-8db1-4028-94a3-200e0aaf8eda",
    "stack_guid": "d538faa1-6702-4c41-9372-c1a48e9a3f67",
    "buildpack": null,
    "detected_buildpack": null,
    "environment_json": null,
    "memory": 1024,
    "instances": 1,
    "disk_quota": 1024,
    "state": "STOPPED",
    "version": "7fa6bcba-67cb-4a38-bceb-553767868f41",
    "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,
    "staging_failed_description": null,
    "diego": false,
    "docker_image": null,
    "package_updated_at": "2016-04-16T01:23:55Z",
    "detected_start_command": "",
    "enable_ssh": true,
    "docker_credentials_json": {
      "redacted_message": "[PRIVATE DATA HIDDEN]"
    "ports": null,
    "space_url": "/v2/spaces/bdac4d94-8db1-4028-94a3-200e0aaf8eda",
    "stack_url": "/v2/stacks/d538faa1-6702-4c41-9372-c1a48e9a3f67",
    "routes_url": "/v2/apps/64aa5a3a-fafe-48e6-98fb-440c863bc01f/routes",
    "events_url": "/v2/apps/64aa5a3a-fafe-48e6-98fb-440c863bc01f/events",
    "service_bindings_url": "/v2/apps/64aa5a3a-fafe-48e6-98fb-440c863bc01f/service_bindings",
    "route_mappings_url": "/v2/apps/64aa5a3a-fafe-48e6-98fb-440c863bc01f/route_mappings"


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