Virtual
SoftLayer_Virtual_Host

Overview

The virtual host service provides a common interface to any virtualization platform supported by SoftLayer. Interaction with various third party APIs is not needed when implementing this service to administer your hosts.

Methods

Retrieve the account which a virtual host belongs to.

Retrieve boolean flag indicating whether this virtualization platform gets billed per guest rather than at a fixed rate.

Retrieve boolean flag indicating whether this virtualization platform gets billed per memory usage rather than at a fixed rate.

Retrieve the guests associated with a virtual host.

Retrieve the hardware record which a virtual host resides on.

Query a virtualization platform directly to retrieve details regarding a guest.

Query a virtualization platform directly to retrieve a list of known guests.

Query a virtualization platform directly to retrieve recent metric data for a guest.

Retrieve the metric tracking object for this virtual host.

Retrieve a SoftLayer_Virtual_Host record.

Pause a guest.

Power cycle a guest.

Power off a guest.

Power on a guest.

Attempt to complete a soft reboot of a guest by shutting down the operating system.

Resume a guest.