How to deploy Etherpad Lite on Cloudfoundry

ArthurHlt edited this page Sep 5, 2014 · 1 revision



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In case you're not familiar with Cloud Foundry, it's an opensource platform as a service (PaaS) project sponsored by Pivotal (R&D brand from Vmware).

Register account (if you haven't a cloudfoundry instance)

  1. Register an account at
  2. Install cloudfoundry command line tool (Download it here[](
  3. open a terminal
  4. Login using your cf account cf login -a -u your@email.your -p your_password

Get the code and configure

  1. Get etherpad code with cf support, download the latest from here:
  2. extract the .zip file where you want
  3. Adjust the settings.json to your liking (NOTE: do not configure any port on it! ).

Upload your etherpad-lite to your cloudfoundry instance

  1. Go to the extracted archive with your console
  2. Run cf push etherpad-lite-<your_name> -m 512M
  3. You've done