Cloud Foundry AWS Service Broker
Cloud Foundry Service Broker to manage instances of various AWS services.
Current Services Supported
There are important environment variables that should be overriden inside the
Note: All environment variables prefixed with
DB_refer to attributes for the database the broker itself will use for internal uses.
DB_URL: The hostname / IP address of the database.
DB_PORT: The port number to access the database.
DB_NAME: The database name.
DB_USER: Username to access the database.
DB_PASS: Password to access the database.
DB_TYPE: The type of database. Currently supported types:
DB_SSLMODE: The type of SSL Mode to use when connecting to the database. Supported modes:
AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID: The id credential with access to make requests to the Amazon RDS .
AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY: The secret key (treat like a password) credential to access Amazon RDS.
Note the AWS Environment Variables should be generated by following the instructions here
Make sure the account has write access to RDS and EC2 (particularly for VPC and Subnet).
Example of permissions that suffice:
Catalog.yaml contains a list of service(s) offered with plans. It contains no secrets. Prior to pushing, complete the catalog.yaml for your environment. It is architected where the service name (e.g. rds) is the mapping between it and the service details.
secrets.yml contains the all of the secrets for the different resources.
How to deploy it
cf create-service-broker BROKER_NAME USER PASS https://BROKER-URL
cf enable-service-access SERVICE_NAME
In this case BROKER_NAME would be
aws and it would contain many service names (one for
rds, one for
s3). Then SERVICE_NAME would be
rds for example.
How to use it
To use the service you need to create a service instance and bind it:
cf create-service SERVICE_NAME shared-psql MYDB
cf bind-service APP MYDB
When you do that you will have all the credentials in the
VCAP_SERVICES environment variable with the JSON key
Also, you will have a
DATABASE_URL environment variable that will
be the connection string to the DB.
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