PCF Application Watchdog (BETA)

Note: Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) Application Watchdog is currently in an internal beta.

This documentation describes PCF Application Watchdog. PCF Application Watchdog monitors application dependencies by scanning applications deployed to PCF and continuously retrieving the latest dependency information.


PCF Application Watchdog has the following features:

  • Tracking application dependencies
  • Identifying outdated dependencies
  • Listing licenses for Java dependencies

PCF Application Watchdog obtains its data from multiple sources, including dependency manifests and files present in deployed applications. It obtains library version information from rubygems.org and search.maven.org.

Product Snapshot

PCF Application Watchdog Details:
Version: v0.0.7
Release Date: November 3, 2016
Software component version: PCF Application Watchdog v0.0.7
Compatible Ops Manager Version(s): v1.8.x
Compatible Elastic Runtime Version(s): v1.8.x
vSphere support? Yes
OpenStack support? Yes
AWS support? Yes


PCF Application Watchdog has the following requirements:

Note: If you try to install Application Watchdog with a MySQL service plan that is less than 1GB, you may experience a failed installation or issues after installing.


PCF Application Watchdog currently only supports scanning Java and Ruby applications.


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