Saturday, March 13, 2010

Problem with a WebCenter VM template hostname

The beauty of the Oracle VM templates is of course the ease with which you create a new machine. But then it has to work, or at least it must be customizable.

I have created a new machine from a WebCenter VM template.
During the boot it asks for the network configuration. This seems to work, as ifconfig returns the correct settings. However the machinename is not used. I entered webcenter1 but the template still has the haovm007:

While I am a Bond fan I'd rather see my own name for the machine. Let's see how this can be corrected.

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