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Diarmid
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Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:26 am

To summarise John's points, if you need to manage VMs then they need to be configuration items.

On the other hand, if VMs can do what they like (appear, disappear, change their characteristics or behaviour) without impacting services - then ignore them.


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