Re: Diff between cf restart and cf restage

Matthew Sykes <matthew.sykes@...>

`restage` will stop your application, run the application bits through the
staging process to create a new droplet, and then start the new droplet.
It's a lot like `push` but without actually pushing new application bits.

`restart` will simply stop your application and start it with the existing

You typically restart when you need your applicaiton's environment
refreshed and you typically restage when you need/want the buildpack to run
without updating the application source.

Hope that helps.

On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 2:46 PM, Nikhil Katre <nikhil.katre(a)>


Can someone explain in detail what is the difference between cf restart
and cf restage ?


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