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v9: "Generate a new database uuid." - when do you need to do this?

by
Bista Solutions US, Ray Carnes
- 10/12/2015 12:45:17

The database restore dialog at v9 now has a checkbox option “Generate a new database uuid”.

 

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The only place in the code I can find this being referenced in the code is related to authentication – based on the existence of this parameter, redirecting to:

·          accounts.odoo.com

·         accounts.odoo.com/oauth2/auth

 

So why would you need a database.uuid and when would you need to reset it during a restore?

 

Ray Carnes

Senior Odoo Consultant

Bista Solutions

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