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From Ahmad Emneina <Ahmad.Emne...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: Custom instance names ?
Date Fri, 25 Jan 2013 05:40:37 GMT
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On 1/24/13 9:32 PM, "Jake G." <dj_dark_junglist@yahoo.com> wrote:

>Trying to find the file Pranav mentioned to do some testing but cant seem
>to find it. Any ideas?
>
>
>________________________________
> From: Ahmad Emneina <Ahmad.Emneina@citrix.com>
>To: "cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org"
><cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org>; Jake G.
><dj_dark_junglist@yahoo.com>
>Sent: Friday, January 25, 2013 2:30 PM
>Subject: Re: Custom instance names ?
> 
>Gotcha, you might want to check out the source code and find what Pranav
>was talking about. You'll have to modify more code if you want things like
>security groups to work... OR file a feature request. I don’t believe this
>behavior exists 'out of the box'.
>
>On 1/24/13 9:23 PM, "Jake G." <dj_dark_junglist@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>>Hi Ahmad,
>>
>>I am aware of that global setting, but the problem is I would like
>>instance name to include the company or user name of the account that
>>created the instance.
>> 'instance.name' Global setting only allows be to add static text
>>globally, which is not what I am trying to do.
>>
>>Thank you for your reply.
>>Jake 
>>
>> 
>>
>>
>>
>>________________________________
>> From: Ahmad Emneina <Ahmad.Emneina@citrix.com>
>>To: "cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org"
>><cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org>; Jake G.
>><dj_dark_junglist@yahoo.com>
>>Sent: Friday, January 25, 2013 2:18 PM
>>Subject: Re: Custom instance names ?
>> 
>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: Jake G. [mailto:dj_dark_junglist@yahoo.com]
>>>Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2013 3:28 PM
>>>To: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
>>>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).
>>>
>>>Example:
>>>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!
>>>
>>>Jake
>>
>>
>>Navigate to your global settings and search for 'instance.name'. 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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