Software
SoftLayer_Software_Component

Overview

A SoftLayer_Software_Component ties the installation of a specific piece of software onto a specific piece of hardware.

SoftLayer_Software_Component works with SoftLayer_Software_License and SoftLayer_Software_Description to tie this all together.

  • SoftLayer_Software_Component is the installation of a specific piece of software onto a specific piece of hardware in accordance to a software license.
    • SoftLayer_Software_License dictates when and how a specific piece of software may be installed onto a piece of hardware.
      • SoftLayer_Software_Description describes a specific piece of software which can be installed onto hardware in accordance with it's license agreement.

Local Properties

hardwareId

Hardware Identification Number for the server this Software Component is installed upon.

Type:

integer

id

An ID number identifying this Software Component (Software Installation)

Type:

integer

manufacturerActivationCode

The manufacturer code that is needed to activate a license.

Type:

string

manufacturerLicenseInstance

A license key for this specific installation of software, if it is needed.

Type:

string

Relational & Count Properties

Relational Properties can be queried by object mask
averageInstallationDuration

The average amount of time that a software component takes to install.

Type:

unsigned long

billingItem

The billing item for a software component.

hardware

The hardware this Software Component is installed upon.

passwordCount

A count of username/Password pairs used for access to this Software Installation.

Type:

unsignedLong

passwordHistory

History Records for Software Passwords.

passwordHistoryCount

A count of history Records for Software Passwords.

Type:

unsignedLong

passwords

Username/Password pairs used for access to this Software Installation.

softwareDescription

The Software Description of this Software Component.

softwareLicense

The License this Software Component uses.

virtualGuest

The virtual guest this software component is installed upon.