[ops][nova][designate] Does anyone rely on fully-qualified instance names?

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Thu Dec 3 21:09:26 UTC 2020

On 11/30/20 12:51 PM, Stephen Finucane wrote:
> The other option is to strip all periods, or rather replace them with
> hyphens, when sanitizing the instance name. This is more predictable but breaks
> the ability to use the instance name as a FQDN. Such usage is something I'm told
> we've never supported, but I'm concerned that there are users out there who are
> relying on this all the same and I'd like to get a feel for whether this is the
> case first.


We don't use Designate *yet*, but we're planning to. Using an FQDN for
the instance name is what we used to do so far. Even if that's not
something that *was* supported, it would IMO be desirable to support it,
at least in the future.

Just my 2 cents, hoping to help,

Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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