> 1). When cloning a VM using knife-vsphere , I cannot use a '-' as part of the VM name. This works with no problem using powerCLI.
> Note: I had to invoke a 'bandaid' to get past this with knife-vsphere. Bandaid was to remove '-' from the vm hostname at the vsphere level. This bandaid is not 'desired' but is easily reverted with the manual effort, post-buildout, of going through and adding the '-' back to the hostname through the vcenter interface.
> Note2: It's worth mentioning that the process of bootstrapping the vm and running cookbooks/recipes with VM names that contain '-' works just fine.
FWIW I have never had this issue in my environment with knife-vsphere
when cloning templates and VMs. In fact 90% of our VM names contain a
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