Hardware
SoftLayer_Hardware_Server::getBackendOutgoingBandwidth

Overview

The getBackendOutgoingBandwidth method retrieves the amount of outgoing private network traffic used between the given start date and end date parameters. When entering start and end dates, only the month, day and year are used to calculate bandwidth totals - the time (HH:MM:SS) is ignored and defaults to midnight. The amount of bandwidth retrieved is measured in gigabytes.

Parameters

startDate

dateTime

The start date for the range of bandwidth to retrieve.

endDate

dateTime

The end date for the range of bandwidth to retrieve.

Headers

n/a
authenticate, SoftLayer_Hardware_ServerInitParameters

Return Values

float

Error Handling

  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public: "Please provide a start date."
  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public: "Please provide an end date."