Honeycomb Nozzle for PCF (Beta)

IMPORTANT: The Honeycomb Nozzle for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) tile is currently in beta and is intended for evaluation and test purposes only. Do not use this product in a PCF production environment.

This documentation describes the Honeycomb Nozzle for PCF.

The Honeycomb Nozzle listens to the Pivotal Cloud Foundry logging Firehose, parses all the messages it finds there, and sends them to the Honeycomb service, https://honeycomb.io.

In addition to the PCF-generated logs, application logs that appear as JSON objects are parsed and included, so you can explore your app performance using Honeycomb.


Honeycomb Nozzle for PCF includes the following key features:

  • Captures operational metrics about your infrastructure
  • Captures system events and HTTP Start/Stop events
  • Captures application logs

These are sent to Honeycomb for visualization and exploration.

Honeycomb is the fastest, simplest way to debug complex systems with data. Explore your app’s events in real time to iteratively debug problems, gain ambient awareness of how your service runs in production, validate code changes, and improve your engineering teams.

The Honeycomb Nozzle provides an easy way to get events from your PCF installation as well as events from each of your apps into Honeycomb for analysis.

Product Snapshot

The following table provides version and version-support information about Honeycomb Nozzle for PCF.

Element Details
Version v0.1.1
Release date May 9, 2017
Software component version v0.1.1
Compatible Ops Manager version(s) v1.9.x
Compatible Elastic Runtime version(s) v1.9.x
IaaS support AWS, GCP, and OpenStack


Honeycomb Nozzle for PCF has the following requirements:

  • You must have or create an account on https://honeycomb.io before configuring the tile.

  • You must have or create a PCF API service account with access to Doppler for the nozzle to use.


Please provide any bugs, feature requests, or questions to the Pivotal Cloud Foundry Feedback list or send an email to support@honeycomb.io.


Honeycomb Nozzle for PCF is released under the Apache License 2.0.

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