How Cloud Foundry Works When a New Application is Deployed

by May 5, 2011

Previously in this blog post, we covered how the client side does a vmc push to deploy an application onto the Cloud service.  In this post we are going to look at how things work from Cloud Foundry’s perspective.  This post is a detailed walk through of the inner workings of deploying an application on Cloud Foundry.

Step 1 : Cloud Foundry is targeted by the vmc client.  The request is done by passing a GET request to
Step 2 : The request passes through one of the Load Balancers where it is passed to the Routers
Step 3 : The request passes from a specific Router to the Cloud Controller, the Cloud Controller then returns the following JSON document {“name”:”vcap”,”build”:2222,”support”:”support@cloudfoundry.