Monitoring PAS

Warning: Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) v2.3 is no longer supported because it has reached the End of General Support (EOGS) phase as defined by the Support Lifecycle Policy. To stay up to date with the latest software and security updates, upgrade to a supported version.

This guide describes how Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) operators can monitor their Pivotal Application Service (PAS) deployments. For information about monitoring Pivotal Container Service (PKS) deployments, see Logging and Monitoring PKS.

For more information about logging and metrics in PCF, see Overview of Logging and Metrics.


This guide includes the following topics:

  • Key Performance Indicators: A list of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that operators may want to monitor with their PAS deployment to help ensure it is in a good operational state.
  • Key Capacity Scaling Indicators: A list of capacity scaling indicators that operators may want to monitor to determine when they need to scale their PAS deployments.
  • Selecting and Configuring a Monitoring System: Guidance for setting up PAS with monitoring platforms to continuously monitor component metrics and trigger health alerts.

KPI Changes from PAS v2.2 to v2.3

This table highlights new and changed KPIs in PAS v2.3.

New KPI: Remaining Disk Available - Cell Disk Chunks Available

Indicates the need to scale to ensure that Diego’s 6 GB disk-space requirement on given cell(s) is met.

Monitor PCF Services

For information about KPIs and metrics for PCF services, see the following topics: