Got it. Thank you. George On Friday, February 2, 2018, 2:08:06 PM EST, Cody Mello <mel...@joyent.com> wrote: In addition to looking it up, you can also set the "uuid" field in the payload. The VM will be created using that UUID instead of generating a new one. You can use the uuidgen program to generate a valid UUID inside your shell script.
On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 10:46 AM, Jonathan Perkin <jper...@joyent.com> wrote: > * On 2018-02-02 at 18:24 GMT, George Linn via smartos-discuss wrote: > >> I am trying to figure out how to script some vmadm commands in a bash >> script. For a basic scenario, the bash script calls vmadm to create a VM and >> that works fine. However, I am trying to capture the UUID of the newly >> created VM. >> I receive the following message on the screen: >> "Successfully created VM 0999429a-6b52-edfd-f0b7-997ca26df1fc" >> >> Can someone provide an example of how bash can call "vmadm create -f" and >> record the UUID if the VM is successfully created? > > Rather than parsing the output which shouldn't be considered stable, > you might want to try the approach of performing a lookup after the > zone has been created based on the alias you used. > > So, for example, after creating a zone with the 'myzonealias' alias > (catchy I know!): > > $ vmadm create <<-EOF > > .. > > "alias": "myzonealias", > > .. > > EOF > > You can use 'vmadm lookup' to retrive the UUID: > > $ myzoneuuid=$(vmadm lookup -1 alias=myzonealias) > > As long as you don't have duplicate aliases (which would probably be a > bad idea in the first place anyway), this should work fine. > > -- > Jonathan Perkin - Joyent, Inc. - www.joyent.com > ------------------------------------------- smartos-discuss Archives: https://www.listbox.com/member/archive/184463/=now RSS Feed: https://www.listbox.com/member/archive/rss/184463/25769125-55cfbc00 Modify Your Subscription: https://www.listbox.com/member/?member_id=25769125&id_secret=25769125-7688e9fb Powered by Listbox: http://www.listbox.com