vmdk labelling

A colleague pointed out to me recently that VirtualCenter no longer has the annoying habit of creating vmdk files with the same labels across multiple datastores. For example, on VC 2.5 Build 104215, when creating a VM with disks across multiple storage locations, they are labelled identically:

The good news is this seems fixed in the latest builds. I haven’t had time to confirm whether this is a VirtualCenter or ESX function, but it makes VCB deployments a little simpler …