Using the Dashboard

To find the dashboard, navigate in Pivotal Web Services Apps Manager to the Config Server service instance’s space, click the listing for the service instance, and then click Manage.

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If you are using version 6.8.0 or later of the Cloud Foundry Command Line Interface tool (cf CLI), you can also use cf service SERVICE_NAME, where SERVICE_NAME is the name of the Config Server service instance:

$ cf service config-server

Service instance: config-server
Service: p-config-server
Bound apps:
Plan: standard
Description: Config Server for Spring Cloud Applications
Documentation url:

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Visit the URL given for “Dashboard”.

The dashboard shows the JSON object used to configure Config Server settings. You can click the Copy to clipboard button to obtain this object in a string format suitable for use in command lines.

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For the settings shown in the above figure, the button copies the following to the clipboard:


Important: If the Config Server service instance has been configured to use any credentials or encryption keys, you will need to edit the text provided by the Copy to clipboard button and replace the masked values (****) with the actual values.

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