[openstack-dev] [cinder][openstackclient] Required name option for volumes, snapshots and backups

Dean Troyer dtroyer at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 17:15:09 UTC 2016

On Sun, Mar 27, 2016 at 6:11 PM, Mike Perez <thingee at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 00:40 Mar 28, Jordan Pittier wrote:
> > I am going to play the devil's advocate here but why can"t
> > python-openstackclient have its own opinion on the matter ? This CLI
> seems
> > to be for humans and humans love names/labels/tags and find UUIDS hard to
> > remember. Advanced users who want anonymous volumes can always hit the
> > directly with curl or whatever SDK.
> I suppose it could, however, names are not unique.

Names are not unique in much of OpenStack.  When ambiguity exists, we exit
with an error.

Also, this works to produce a volume with no name should you absolutely
require it:

openstack volume create --size 10 ""


Dean Troyer
dtroyer at gmail.com
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