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 globalIdentifier
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 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