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From Ron Wheeler <>
Subject Re: [proposal] allow mac address to be specified for vm and nic creation
Date Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:11:38 GMT
Does the PR include the documentation changes required to use it?

Networking is one of the areas where Cloudstack is hard to understand 
and difficult to get setup properly.
Anything that adds another option increases the complexity.

Making Cloudstack more difficult to install in order to circumvent a 
legal agreement seems like a bad idea.


On 13/06/2017 9:49 AM, Nathan Johnson wrote:
> Ron Wheeler <> wrote:
>> This would seem to violate the license agreement.
>> The license is supposed to be tied to specific hardware not a VM.
>> This sounds like something to be addressed legally rather than technically.
> Possibly, but I don’t think that is so much a cloudstack concern as the
> users of cloudstack.
>> It adds more complexity to a part of Cloudstack that already seems to be
>> a barrier to entry.
> This feature is actually to address a current barrier to entry for one of
> our customers.
> Nathan

Ron Wheeler
Artifact Software Inc
skype: ronaldmwheeler
phone: 866-970-2435, ext 102

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