VMware Integrated OpenStack supports UTF-8 character encoding, and its interface and documentation are available in English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese.

If using a Linux operating system, configure the system to use the UTF-8 encoding specific to your locale. For example, to use U.S. English, specify the en_US.UTF-8 locale. For more information, see the documentation for your operating system.


Although VMware Integrated OpenStack supports Unicode, the following items must only contain ASCII characters:

  • Names of OpenStack resources (such as project, users, and images)

  • Names of infrastructure components (such as ESXi hosts, port groups, data centers, and datastores

  • LDAP and Active Directory attributes