Environment Variables Defined by the Node Buildpack

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Cloud Foundry provides configuration information to apps through environment variables. This topic describes the additional environment variables provided by the Node buildpack.

For more information about the standard environment variables provided, see TAS for VMs Environment Variables.

Node Buildpack Environment Variables

The following table describes the environment variables provided by the Node buildpack.

Environment Variable Description
BUILD_DIR The directory where Node.js is copied each time a Node.js app runs.
CACHE_DIR The directory Node.js uses for caching.
PATH The system path used by Node.js:PATH=/home/vcap/app/bin:/home/vcap/app/node_modules/.bin:/bin:/usr/bin