Contacting Service Providers for Support
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The first time you create an instance of a given service in a space, an account is created for you on the service provider’s system. Because the collaboration model in Cloud Foundry enables transient ownership of orgs and spaces, accounts are created on service provider systems as a user representing the space itself.
When contacting Marketplace service providers for support, you’ll need to give them the either the email address for the space the instance was created in, or the guid of the space service instance.
Space Email Address
Every space has an email alias. This alias is the address used when creating accounts with service providers. When emails are sent to this alias, the email is forwarded to each user in the space having the SpaceDeveloper role.
The email address is of the form
<guid> is the space guid containing the service instance. See below for instructions to determine your space guid.
Using Apps Manager
Navigate to the space in Apps Manager. The space guid is the long string after
spaces/ in the URL.
Example: if your URL looks like
https://console.run.pivotal.io/organizations/c54bf317-d791-4d12-89f0-b56d0936cfdc/spaces/15d10713-847d-437e-9f04-ec0790dbb566 then the space guid is
The following command is available for the Ruby CLI (
cf) only; it is not yet available in the Go CLI (
$ cf guid space my-space Listing spaces for 'my-space'...
Found 1 results on 1 pages. First page: my-space 977a199b-bc79-423f-b85e-72e80f66d93d