Resource
SoftLayer_Resource_Metadata

Overview

The Resource Metadata service enables the user to obtain information regarding the resource from which the request originates. Due to the requirement that the request originate from the backend network of the resource, no API key is necessary to perform the request.

The primary use of this service is to allow self-discovery for newly provisioned resources, enabling further automated setup by the user.

Methods

A list of backend MAC addresses

The name for the datacenter which the resource is in

The id for the datacenter which the resource is in

A resource's domain

A list of frontend MAC addresses

A resource's fully qualified domain name

A resource's hostname

A resource's id

The primary backend IP address for the resource

The primary IP address for the resource

Obtain the provision state for a resource

The router associated with a network component

Obtain a specific service resource associated with the resource

Obtain service resources associated with the resource

Obtain tags associated with the resource

Obtain user data associated with the resource

A list of VLAN ids for a network component

A list of VLAN numbers for a network component