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From Pranav Saxena <>
Subject RE: Custom instance names ?
Date Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:12:47 GMT
Hey Jake ,

I think this should be very much possible but would require some effort to modify the java
code here - incubator-cloudstack/core/src/com/cloud/vm/ . This file
tries to use the StringBuilder class to generate the VM name ( instance or router VM etc)
and writing it to the db.


-----Original Message-----
From: Jake G. [] 
Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2013 3:28 PM
Subject: Custom instance names ?

Hi All,

Wondering if it is possible to include the Account Name or User Name in the instance name
that is auto-created by cloudstack 4.0 (vCenter 5).

Current naming schema -> i-50-VM
Custom naming schema -> i-50-VM-companyA   or   i-50-VM-companyA-jimsmith

Seems like it should be possible with some variables added somewhere, but not sure.

Thank you for all your help!


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