Using Pivotal Platform Dev with a Local OVA
Note: This functionality is not supported in the current version of Pivotal Platform Dev. Use Pivotal Platform Dev v0.30 for Pivotal Platform v1.11 or earlier for this functionality.
This topic describes how to use Pivotal Platform Dev with a local Open Virtualization Appliance (OVA).
By default, Pivotal Platform Dev tries to download a pre-determined OVA at startup. You can configure Pivotal Platform Dev to import an OVA instead when Internet access is restricted.
To configure Pivotal Platform Dev to import an OVA when Internet access is restricted:
Determine the OVA version of your Pivotal Platform Dev installation by running:
cf dev version
This command outputs the CLI and OVA version and the Git SHA of the CLI. In this example, the OVA version is
Download the OVA file from the Pivotal Platform Dev page on Pivotal Network. To download the OVA, click on the corresponding file in the release, such as
pcfdev-v0.234.0.ova. You must be signed in and accept the EULA to download the OVA.
Import the OVA file by running:
cf dev import PATH-TO-OVA-FILE
PATH-TO-OVA-FILEis the path to your downloaded OVA file.
This command copies the OVA file into your
DEV_HOMEdirectory. You can only import the version of the OVA that corresponds to the version of your Pivotal Platform Dev CLI plugin. All other OVAs are deleted.
cf dev start