Whats the use case for this? We should be thorough when making API changes
like this.

On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 6:56 AM, joehuang <joehu...@huawei.com> wrote:

> +1.
>
> Or at least provide a way to specify an external UUID for the instance,
> and can retrieve the instance through the external UUID which may be linked
> to external system's object.
>
> Chaoyi Huang ( joehuang )
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> 发件人: Pasquale Porreca [pasquale.porr...@dektech.com.au]
> 发送时间: 2014年9月24日 21:08
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> 主题: [openstack-dev]  [nova] Create an instance with a custom uuid
>
> Hello
>
> I would like to be able to specify the UUID of an instance when I create
> it. I found this discussion about this matter:
> https://lists.launchpad.net/openstack/msg22387.html
> but I could not find any blueprint, anyway I understood this
> modification should not comport any particular issue.
>
> Would it be acceptable to pass the uuid as metadata, or should I instead
> modify the api if I want to set the UUID from the novaclient?
>
> Best regards
>
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