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-44eb99fb-3800-404a-bcc9-a2c77c0092a6
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_type Type of health check to perform. port
  • port
  • none
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.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoidWFhLWlkLTIxOCIsImVtYWlsIjoiZW1haWwtMTU5QHNvbWVkb21haW4uY29tIiwic2NvcGUiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlci5hZG1pbiJdLCJhdWQiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlciJdLCJleHAiOjE0MjIzMjM1NDR9.BMEcfwQKjFZ8uRD6OWrKWoK0_8lWCPr3HWk07On-2kE
Host: example.org


GET /v2/apps/1956cc72-4693-4828-a6d2-2eb792401b9a


curl "https://api.[your-domain.com]/v2/apps/1956cc72-4693-4828-a6d2-2eb792401b9a" -X GET \
	-H "Authorization: bearer eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoidWFhLWlkLTIxOCIsImVtYWlsIjoiZW1haWwtMTU5QHNvbWVkb21haW4uY29tIiwic2NvcGUiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlci5hZG1pbiJdLCJhdWQiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlciJdLCJleHAiOjE0MjIzMjM1NDR9.BMEcfwQKjFZ8uRD6OWrKWoK0_8lWCPr3HWk07On-2kE" \
	-H "Host: example.org" \
	-H "Cookie: "



Content-Type: application/json;charset=utf-8
X-VCAP-Request-ID: 03affc18-45b7-4042-9e01-19efc7f7a219
Content-Length: 1358
X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff


200 OK


  "metadata": {
    "guid": "1956cc72-4693-4828-a6d2-2eb792401b9a",
    "url": "/v2/apps/1956cc72-4693-4828-a6d2-2eb792401b9a",
    "created_at": "2015-01-20T01:52:24+00:00",
    "updated_at": "2015-01-20T01:52:24+00:00"
  "entity": {
    "name": "name-1501",
    "production": false,
    "space_guid": "294f3bbc-db84-4b8f-b3b5-3abb7952a5e4",
    "stack_guid": "9bb040a9-1ae5-4a87-b789-32c140b563ff",
    "buildpack": null,
    "detected_buildpack": null,
    "environment_json": null,
    "memory": 1024,
    "instances": 1,
    "disk_quota": 1024,
    "state": "STOPPED",
    "version": "7fb2e754-f44d-4fd9-8fd4-0920fbadf78c",
    "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,
    "docker_image": null,
    "package_updated_at": "2015-01-20T01:52:24+00:00",
    "detected_start_command": "",
    "space_url": "/v2/spaces/294f3bbc-db84-4b8f-b3b5-3abb7952a5e4",
    "stack_url": "/v2/stacks/9bb040a9-1ae5-4a87-b789-32c140b563ff",
    "events_url": "/v2/apps/1956cc72-4693-4828-a6d2-2eb792401b9a/events",
    "service_bindings_url": "/v2/apps/1956cc72-4693-4828-a6d2-2eb792401b9a/service_bindings",
    "routes_url": "/v2/apps/1956cc72-4693-4828-a6d2-2eb792401b9a/routes"