Pushing an App with Multiple Processes (Beta)
This topic describes how to push and manage apps with multiple processes.
Note: This is a beta feature. Because the CLI may change, this feature is not recommended for use in scripts until it is generally available.
- cf CLI v7 beta and CAPI v3 are both in active development and subject to change.
- cf CLI v7 beta is developed and tested against the latest CAPI release candidate.
- cf CLI v7 beta does not yet use CAPI v3 for all commands. Some commands still use CAPI v2 during beta.
The CAPI v3 API supports using a single command to push apps that run multiple processes, such as a web app that has a UI process and a worker process. To push an app that creates multiple processes from the same codebase, you first define its processes in a Procfile. See Push an App with Multiple Processes.
For more information about processes, see the Processes section of the CAPI v3 documentation.
You can push an app with multiple processes using a Procfile. Follow the procedure below.
Note: You can also push an app with multiple processes using an app manifest. See The app manifest specification in the CAPI v3 docs.
- Create a file named
Procfilein the root of your app directory.
Note For more information about Procfiles, see the Procfiles section of the CAPI v3 documentation.
Add each process and its start command to the Procfile. See the following example:
web: bundle exec rackup config.ru -p $PORT worker: bundle exec rake worker:start
Push the app:
cf CLI v7:
cf7 push myapp
cf CLI v6:
cf v3-push myapp
By default, the web process has a route and one instance. Other processes have zero instances by default.
To scale an app process, run the following command:
cf CLI v7:
cf7 scale APP-NAME --process PROCESS-NAME -i INSTANCE-COUNT
cf CLI v6:
cf v3-scale APP-NAME --process PROCESS-NAME -i INSTANCE-COUNT
To view the processes running as part of an app, run
cf APP-NAME. See the following example in which the app has a
web and a
Note: In cf CLI v7, the
v3-prefix is not required.
$ cf app myapp Showing health and status for app myapp in org test / space test as admin... name: myapp requested state: started processes: web:1/1, worker:2/2 memory usage: 256M x 1, 256M x 2 routes: myapp.cloudfoundry.example.com stack: cflinuxfs3 buildpacks: ruby web:1/1 state since cpu memory disk #0 running 2017-09-25 15:43:26 PM 0.2% 18.9M of 256M 84.4M of 1G worker:2/2 state since cpu memory disk #0 running 2017-09-25 15:49:46 PM 0.1% 5M of 256M 73M of 1G #1 running 2017-09-25 15:49:46 PM 0.1% 5M of 256M 73M of 1G