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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM Turbonomic ARM
Categories General/Other
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 12, 2022

Check the supplied hostname format before starting the install process.

When standing up a new Turbo VM from the OVA there is an option to run the ./t8c.sh script and pass a -h modifier followed by the desired host name of the VM - so it is not named the default node1. If a hostname is supplied with an improper format the installer does not fail instantly - it instead fails during the installation process with the below message: TASK [kubernetes/preinstall : Stop if bad hostname] ************************************************************************************************************************************************* fatal: [latam_kube]: FAILED! => { "assertion": "inventory_hostname is match(\"[a-z0-9]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])?(\\.[a-z0-9]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])?)*$\")", "changed": false, "evaluated_to": false, "msg": "Hostname must consist of lower case alphanumeric characters, '.' or '-', and must start and end with an alphanumeric character" } It would be nice if this check was moved to the top so that the installer would instantly fail instead of waiting. I tend to make the mistake of '-' vs. '_' in the name.
Idea priority Low
  • Admin
    Mitchell Lau
    Jan 16, 2023

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