Go to Tanzu Network and sign up for a new account if you don’t have one, if already created then just sign in.
VMware Tanzu Network is a catalog of software artifacts published by VMware, including the Tanzu Application Service (TAS), Operations Manager, TAS service tiles, Health watch, Harbor, Concourse for VMware Tanzu and partner products that are part of the Tanzu ecosystem.
In the search field, type “VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs”
By default, it points to latest release. If you are looking any specific version then select from drop down. In this post, I am using “2.12.1”
For a given release, a product will consist one or more downloadable software artifacts, VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs has 3 artifacts named:
- Small Footprint PAS
- CF CLI
- Pivotal Application Service
If you see any warning like shown below, the click on “Click here to sign the EULA” to agree and to view the pivnet CLI commands click on “i” symbol next to the artifact. In this post I will be using Small Footprint PAS which is ideal for POC or test environment, which deploys only few vm’s when compared to Pivotal Application Service which is recommended to use in production.
Once you login to tanzu network, click on your username in top right corner of the page > select Edit Profile, scroll down and click on Request New Refresh Token.
Install Pivnet CLI
Download the Pivnet CLI from https://github.com/pivotal-cf/pivnet-cli/releases using below command:
Below pivnet commands will help you get some understanding and I recommend you to try without miss.
Product files can be downloaded from network pages as well, but you might get an error message if EULA is not accepted.
Use pivnet CLI to download the following artifacts:
How to easily download the artifacts into jumpbox? Go to the corresponding artifact page in network pages, select the required version of release from the dropdown. Locate the file you need to download and click on “i” icon to get the pivnet command.
- GCP Terraform Templates: Located under Release 2.9.5 of Tanzu Application Service for VMs
- Tanzu Ops Manager YAML for GCP: click here
- CF CLI: click here
After successful execution of pivnet download-product-files command in jumpbox, you can list the files using “ls”.