Set Up Your PWS Account and Download the cf CLI
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You can deploy, update, and scale your applications on Pivotal Web Services (PWS), which is powered by the Cloud Foundry Platform as a Service (PaaS).
This step establishes your PWS account and access to the PWS Apps Manager for your account.
Sign up for a Pivotal Web Services account: https://console.run.pivotal.io
The Cloud Foundry Command Line Interface (cf CLI) is your primary tool for deploying and managing your applications.
Click Tools on the left navigation menu of the Apps Manager to access the Tools page.
Install the appropriate cf CLI version for your OS.
cf helpto confirm that the tool is installed correctly. The example shows the beginning lines of output for this command.
$ cf help NAME: cf - A command line tool to interact with Cloud Foundry USAGE: [environment variables] cf [global options] command [arguments...] [command options] ...
You’re ready to deploy your app or a sample app to PWS!
For framework-specific guidelines, see the Deploy Your App: Guides by Framework section of the help. For general guidelines, see Deploy an Application.