Hardware
SoftLayer_Hardware_Server::createFirmwareUpdateTransaction

Overview

You can launch firmware updates by selecting from your server list. It will bring your server offline for approximately 20 minutes while the updates are in progress.

In the event of a hardware failure during this test our datacenter engineers will be notified of the problem automatically. They will then replace any failed components to bring your server back online, and will be contacting you to ensure that impact on your server is minimal.

Parameters

ipmi

integer

update ipmi firmware

raidController

integer

update raid controller firmware

bios

integer

update bios firmware

harddrive

integer

update hard drive firmware

Headers

n/a
authenticate, SoftLayer_Hardware_ServerInitParameters

Return Values

boolean

Error Handling

  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public: Throws the exception 'You do not have permission to this service.' when a user does not have permission to Issue OS Reloads.
  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public: Throws the exception 'There is currently an outstanding transaction for this server.' when there is a current hardware update.