Can I run telegraf as just a regular ol' application and pass config via env vars?
tl;dr, yes you can, and the magic is
As per this github issue, we won't be able to parse the
VCAP_SERVICES without running a script first. So
telegraf-env-in-user-provided-service.confg won't work without first pre-processing the
*.conf to expand out variable references.
For each of the
examples/ perform a
cf push from within that folder.
- telegraf environment variables
- github issue about hiding passwords in telegraf config
- limited use of the telegraf buildpack, cool and interesting but also seems like a very specific telegraf use-case