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From Erik Weber <terbol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Hiding the instance name from users
Date Tue, 23 Feb 2016 18:58:56 GMT
Xenserver in this case.

-- 
Erik

Den tirsdag 23. februar 2016 skrev ilya <ilya.mailing.lists@gmail.com>
følgende:

> There is no good reason i am aware of.
>
> CloudStack was designed under a premise it will be ran by Cloud hosting
> and not enterprise. Hence there was not much emphasis on cloudstack
> instance name VS display name.
>
> With that said, down the road a feature has been added only to VMware to
> enable display name in vCenter.
>
> What hypervisors are you running?
>
> On 2/23/16 12:41 AM, Erik Weber wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Before I file a bug I'd like to check if anyone know a good reason for
> > hiding the instance name, that is the typical i-2-123-VM name, from
> users?
> >
> > There are cases where an error returns the instancename rather than
> > name/uuid, and this is confusing when users have no means to map that to
> > something they know.
> >
> > Example log where instance name is used:
> >
> > Failed to attach volume myvolume to VM mymachine; Device 1 is used in VM
> > i-2-123-VM"}
> >
> > If you do operations manually, or one by one then it is easy to correlate
> > it to your last action, but couple this with any kind of automation where
> > you do things in parallell and it becomes a nightmare to figure out of.
> >
> > Opinions?
> >
>

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