SmartOS – Alias property

When you create a new virtual machine in SmartOS an UUID is generated and assigned. These UUIDs are not very informative which can make it a bit hard to distinguish one virtual machine from the other.   Example: which one is my Slackware box? # vmadm list UUID                                  TYPE  RAM      STATE             ALIAS 07fc9d1d-58a6-4665-9673-93340a406ab9  KVM   512      […]