UUID change at VM suspend, pause

asked 2015-12-09 22:43:50 -0500

eilhamv gravatar image


Under what conditions does the UUID of VM changes? Consider, a license is based on the UUID of the VM. What happens if the VM is paused, suspended, re-instantiated using the snapshot or live migrated. Does the UUID stays the same in all these cases?

Thanks, Harish

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The UUID should remain the same whether you restart or suspend. I am not sure what you mean by re-instantiated using the snapshot. If you have terminated the VM and bring it up,then it will be a new UUID.

SharadR gravatar imageSharadR ( 2017-02-14 23:44:03 -0500 )edit