Removing the update_hostname cloud-init module from AMI's
davdunc at gmail.com
Wed Sep 11 13:02:12 UTC 2013
In EC2, there is a dependency on the host ip as well. If the ip is
modified, then the internal hostname is also different.
If the hostname is not updated in the os there will be a difference in the
instance hostname presented by the ec2 host management and the instance
hostname on any stop/start, much like the EBS snapshot scenario described
On Sep 11, 2013 5:44 AM, "Matthew Miller" <mattdm at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 11:47:52PM -0400, Sam Kottler wrote:
> > Hi! Sorry about two emails in a row :-)
> More activity = good. :)
> > I think the update_hostname module causes some confusion on EBS-backed
> > instances. Users expect the hostname of their instance to remain
> > consistent across reboots and the update_hostname module causes it to be
> > reset on boot.
> > What do you all think about removing it from the cloud-init
> I don't have a strong opinion here, but in general anything which makes our
> cloud-init usage less heavyweight is good with me.
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