This post covers the Cloud Foundry vmc CLI interface and how it interacts with Cloud Foundry. There will be another post covering what Cloud Foundry does on the back-end when clients (such as vmc or STS) connect to it coming soon.
Targeting Cloud Foundry
Step 1 : vmc target api.cloudfoundry.com
When you first install vmc and are ready to start controlling Cloud Foundry, you will need to first select it as a target. Why do you need to select api.cloudfoundry.com ? Because vmc is capable of connecting to any Cloud Foundry instance whether it be at cloudfoundry.com or elsewhere. Selecting a target also allows you to use the same CLI to interface with multiple Cloud Foundry Clouds in the same way.
Step 2 : vmc returns “Successfully targeted to [http://api.cloudfoundry.