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From Maurice Lawler <>
Subject Re: Instance Names
Date Wed, 21 Aug 2013 01:24:51 GMT
You suggest that I should leave my mistake as is. If you are unsure of the issues it may cause
upon instance rebooting, I just thought it would be easy to just update a line in the database
as it was mentioned to me, in the vm_instance tableā€¦

On Aug 19, 2013, at 11:46 PM, Marcus Sorensen <> wrote:

> You can edit the display name via API or the UI's edit button, but
> that only changes what shows up in the UI, not the name of the host
> itself (e.g. when you log in and do 'hostname'). To change the actual
> name in the vm_instance table, column 'name'. I'm not entirely sure
> what the repercussions of that are.
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 9:36 PM, Todd Pigram <> wrote:
>> vm_instance
>> On Monday, August 19, 2013, Maurice Lawler wrote:
>>> Greetings,
>>> I'm hoping someone can point me into the right direction, I have
>>> provisioned an instanced; however, I failed to create a name for it. Now in
>>> my list of instances, I see the UUID and not a 'custom' name so to speak.
>>> I'm sure this can easily be manipulated via the database, however; I am
>>> looking through docs etc, unsure where to make changes.
>>> Any guidance would be greatly appreciate!
>>> - M.

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