Comment 14 for bug 1581977

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Stephen Finucane (stephenfinucane) wrote :

I disagree. We already do sanitization of the hostname and fallback to a hostname 'Server-{instance.uuid}' if that returns an empty string. I think we should also do this fallback if the hostname is not a valid FQDN. Personally, I'd rather we provided a mechanism to set hostnames that was entirely decoupled from the instance name, like below, but that's a lot of work and I don't want to do it :)

  openstack server create --hostname ...

Until someone puts in the effort to do that, extending what we have will do just fine.