Operator Guide

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This guide shows you how to operate Ops Manager.


This guide describes how to do common tasks that you regularly perform as an operator of Ops Manager.

For information about common Ops Manager tasks, see the following list:


  • Day 2 Configurations: Setting up internal operations and external integrations for Pivotal Platform.

  • Ongoing Operations: Routine procedures for running and growing the platform, including:

    • Pivotal Platform Upgrades
    • IaaS changes
    • Monitoring, logging, and reporting
    • Platform tuning
    • Enabling developers
    • Backing up
    • Security
  • Managing PAS Runtimes: Procedures performed by people with administrator or manager roles in PAS, such as managing users, orgs, spaces, and service instances. Operators can perform these actions by logging in with admin credentials, which grants them the role of Org Manager across all PAS orgs. For more information, see Logging In to Apps Manager.

  • Using Ops Manager: The Pivotal Operations Manager Installation Dashboard interface streamlines the installation, configuration, and upgrading of Pivotal Platform services and add-ons.

  • Using the Cloud Foundry Command Line Interface (cf CLI): Using the cf CLI to send commands to the Cloud Controller, the executive component of PAS.

  • Troubleshooting and Diagnostics: Tools and procedures for troubleshooting Pivotal Platform.