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Difference between instance ID vs. UUID

asked 2015-10-09 02:16:19 -0500

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While viewing instance details in Horizon, the value shown against ID is different from the value I get for UUID in API calls. Why are these both different.

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The value of ID I can see in GUI under menu "Instances ---> Overview" is different from value of UUID I get from the output of API call (I use libcloud)

Anu gravatar imageAnu ( 2015-10-12 05:35:07 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-10-11 21:44:39 -0500

The instance ID is a UUID, and each instance only has one ID, which should show up both in the GUI and API calls (or CLI). You must be confusing two different UUIDs here; can you provide an example?

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