Bluemix Stirred

Getting Started

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Installing the cf tool

Before you begin, install the command line tool that is used to upload and manage your application. BlueMix uses a tool called cf command line interface.
Download cf command line interface from
The cf command is a program that you need to install. Select the appropriate installer for your operating system. After the cf command tool is installed, you can use cf -v command to verify its version as follows:

$cf -vcf version 6.0.0-90db382

Login using the cf tool

Login. Be sure to use the right endpoint. To see the end point type:

$cf –t
API endpoint: (API version: 2.2.0)Not logged in. Use 'cf login' to log in.
$cf login

I had to reset mine to the beta site.


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