Version 3
Apps API

Apps API

Retrieve a Particular App

GET /v2/apps/:guid


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-cd414b0a-ff08-4ac5-b059-484913da74d2
stack_guid The guid of the associated stack. Uses the default system stack.
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 (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_timeout Timeout for health checking of an staged app when starting up
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 Description Valid Values Example Values
guid The guid of the App



Authorization: bearer eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoidWFhLWlkLTI3MyIsImVtYWlsIjoiZW1haWwtMTk4QHNvbWVkb21haW4uY29tIiwic2NvcGUiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlci5hZG1pbiJdLCJhdWQiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlciJdLCJleHAiOjE0MTY1MjY3MTB9.o-pk06Ru9oF8oxYHNAvOTbJfGf1WFgEJWJvBkjRqRZ4
Host: example.org


GET /v2/apps/56b543db-1380-4bdd-a62e-3297775984ba


curl "https://api.[your-domain.com]/v2/apps/56b543db-1380-4bdd-a62e-3297775984ba" -X GET \
	-H "Authorization: bearer eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoidWFhLWlkLTI3MyIsImVtYWlsIjoiZW1haWwtMTk4QHNvbWVkb21haW4uY29tIiwic2NvcGUiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlci5hZG1pbiJdLCJhdWQiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlciJdLCJleHAiOjE0MTY1MjY3MTB9.o-pk06Ru9oF8oxYHNAvOTbJfGf1WFgEJWJvBkjRqRZ4" \
	-H "Host: example.org" \
	-H "Cookie: "



Content-Type: application/json;charset=utf-8
X-VCAP-Request-ID: c20cbb49-3ed4-487a-88ed-0008d84086c1
Content-Length: 1325
X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff


200 OK


  "metadata": {
    "guid": "56b543db-1380-4bdd-a62e-3297775984ba",
    "url": "/v2/apps/56b543db-1380-4bdd-a62e-3297775984ba",
    "created_at": "2014-11-13T23:38:30+00:00",
    "updated_at": "2014-11-13T23:38:30+00:00"
  "entity": {
    "name": "name-1003",
    "production": false,
    "space_guid": "f18f26cb-fa7a-4e1c-ba78-07a8454046f1",
    "stack_guid": "ff4c2097-e864-4919-aa57-ce264c332db5",
    "buildpack": null,
    "detected_buildpack": null,
    "environment_json": null,
    "memory": 1024,
    "instances": 1,
    "disk_quota": 1024,
    "state": "STOPPED",
    "version": "55d29cc6-a5c8-4063-abbc-71c52b46a6bf",
    "command": null,
    "console": false,
    "debug": null,
    "staging_task_id": null,
    "package_state": "PENDING",
    "health_check_timeout": null,
    "staging_failed_reason": null,
    "docker_image": null,
    "package_updated_at": "2014-11-13T23:38:30+00:00",
    "detected_start_command": "",
    "space_url": "/v2/spaces/f18f26cb-fa7a-4e1c-ba78-07a8454046f1",
    "stack_url": "/v2/stacks/ff4c2097-e864-4919-aa57-ce264c332db5",
    "events_url": "/v2/apps/56b543db-1380-4bdd-a62e-3297775984ba/events",
    "service_bindings_url": "/v2/apps/56b543db-1380-4bdd-a62e-3297775984ba/service_bindings",
    "routes_url": "/v2/apps/56b543db-1380-4bdd-a62e-3297775984ba/routes"