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From Ahmad Emneina <>
Subject Re: Custom instance names ?
Date Fri, 25 Jan 2013 05:18:40 GMT

>-----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!

Navigate to your global settings and search for ''. There you
can append whatever you like, the default value is 'VM'. That¹s where you
get the instance name 'I-<account_id>-<vm_instance_id>-VM'. Since this is
a global, all vm's managed by the cloudstack instance will reflect this.


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