Reference Overview

In effort to extend SoftLayers dedication to automation to our customers and partners, we have provided this set of APIs to interact with all of our products. The APIs listed below will be your programmatic access point for integrate with your SoftLayer services. Our customer portal was built on top of the same API set we provide to our customers and is a great example of the tasks which can be performed.

SoftLayer API

The SoftLayer API provides access to the majority of our products and also provides interaction with our user administration, ticketing and billing system. Each service is a gateway to one of our backend systems.

Object Storage API

SoftLayer Object Storage is based on the Open Stack Swift project and this documetnation focuses on the additions specific to the SoftLayer deployment.

Message Queue API

SoftLayer Message Queue gives your applications a higher level of scalability by taking the bottlenecks out of inter-system communications.