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    71 comments  ·  Compute Engine  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey all – we’re excited to announce the public beta for renaming a VM. You can try it out by running:

    $ gcloud beta compute instances set-name CURRENT_NAME —zone=ZONE —new-name=NEW_NAME

    For this first version, you’ll need to stop the VM before you rename it.

    More details at the docs here: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/instances/rename-instance

    As always, feedback welcome. We’re working on GA’ing this feature soon, which will include adding support in the Developer Console UI.

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    Peterc150 commented  · 

    I would like to rename an instance. This would mean I don't have delete and recreate one.

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