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Workflow of Developer Cockpit

The following schema describes the communication between the developer and the operator using Developer Cockpit and Operator Cockpit.


① Add application | Add roles and scopes and register application:

  • Use Developer Cockpit to add a new application.
  • Add roles and scopes for the added application.
  • Use Developer Cockpit for application registration.

② Upload application to MindSphere:

  • Upload meta data. Example - the manifest file.
  • Enter service names.
  • Upload zip-file with application binaries.

③ Hand over application to Operator Cockpit:

  • Assign the successfully uploaded application data to a known operator.
  • Operator accepts the assignment in Operator Cockpit.

④ Accept handover:

  • After acceptance is received from the operator, the developer grants the application to an operator.
  • Cloud Foudry application is then deployable for an operator inside Operator Cockpit.


    The Self-hosted application can be deployed directy.

⑤ Deployment in productive system:

  • In Operator Cockpit, the operator deploys Cloud Foundry application to the productive system.
  • Operator can publish this application to MindSphere Store, or provision application to known customers.

⑥ Provisioning to Customer:

  • In Operator Cockpit, the operator provisions the application to the known customers.
  • If the operator has published an application to MindSphere Store, a subscription notification to provision to a new customer is received.

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Last update: May 19, 2022