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From Prasanna Santhanam <>
Subject Re: Internal db. id in VM instance/disk names
Date Fri, 25 Jan 2013 06:10:43 GMT
On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 11:17:10AM +0530, Koushik Das wrote:
> Recently there were changes made in CS to replace internal ids with
> uuid. The reason was to obfuscate the increasing id sequences with
> something random. But if you look at the vm instance name format
> i-<account_id>-<vm_instance_id>-VM, it still has the internal ids in
> them. Should there be changes in the VM names as well to use uuids?

Do you mean the hostname within the VM? I'm pretty sure we assign uuid
to the hostnames for XenServer and KVM. Not sure about VmWare. Only
administrators can see the internal name and there is no trace of it
within user vms.


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