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VCAP_SERVICES

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Parse and return service credentials from VCAP_SERVICES environment variable that Bluemix provides.

Installation

$ npm install vcap_services --save

Usage

var vcapServices = require('vcap_services');
var credentials = vcapServices.getCredentials('personality_insights');
console.log(credentials);

If VCAP_SERVICES is:

{
  "personality_insights": [{
      "credentials": {
        "password": "<password>",
        "url": "<url>",
        "username": "<username>"
      },
    "label": "personality_insights",
    "name": "personality-insights-service",
    "plan": "standard"
  }]
}

Output:

{
  "password": "<password>",
  "url": "<url>",
  "username": "<username>"
}

Getting credentials for a specific plan

Get credentials that match a specific service plan (only for VCAP_SERVICES).

var vcapServices = require('vcap_services');
var credentials = vcapServices.getCredentials('personality_insights''standard');
console.log(credentials);

Getting credentials for a specific instance

Get credentials that match a specific service instance (replace "YOUR NLC NAME" with the name of your service instance).

var vcapServices = require('vcap_services');
var credentials = vcapServices.getCredentials('natural_language_classifier', null, 'YOUR NLC NAME');
console.log(credentials);

Getting credentials for a specific plan and instance

Get credentials that match a specific service plan and instance (replace "YOUR NLC NAME" with the name of your service instance).

var vcapServices = require('vcap_services');
var credentials = vcapServices.getCredentials('natural_language_classifier''standard''YOUR NLC NAME');
console.log(credentials);

Tests

Running all the tests:

$ npm test

Running a specific test:

$ mocha -g '<test name>'

License

MIT.

Contributing

See CONTRIBUTING.