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You can find the source of this version on GitHub at cloudfoundry/bosh. It was created based on the commit 00b18b4.

Release Notes

New Features:

  • Support colocated errand jobs
    • Standard run-errand behaviour can now execute errand on lifecycle=service instances on Linux 3445+ stemcells
  • Add native GCS blobstore support


  • Show task IDs in locks table
  • Show created at time for each VM in bosh instances and bosh vms
  • Expose and spec.release.version
  • [breaking] Require that all values are interpolated before the deploy
    • Possibly breaks deployment manifests that had ((...)) inside their property values
  • Rename action for making disk orphan from delete to orphan
  • [breaking] Remove ability to create db users and or login via the cli
    • Director no longer supports bosh create user (from CLI v1)
  • Clean up some multi CPI interactions for better CPI selection
  • [breaking] Change existing behavior of local DNS functionality
    • No longer opt into DNS based link address by default
  • Provide instance id in /var/vcap/instance/dns/records.json
  • Log Director worker name in task debug logs


  • Fix resurrection bug after VM was deleted via bosh delete-vm
  • Check if instance has a VM before trying to collect logs (Example: bosh logs -d cf)


You can reference this release in your deployment manifest from the releases section:

- name: "bosh"
  version: "263"
  url: ""
  sha1: "cb3f6a1f1880b2883e04bd6a5d6fd0cb9af87fa1"

Or upload it to your director with the upload-release command:

bosh upload-release --sha1 cb3f6a1f1880b2883e04bd6a5d6fd0cb9af87fa1 \