getObject retrieves the SoftLayer_Hardware_Server object whose ID number corresponds to the ID number of the init parameter passed to the SoftLayer_Hardware service. You can only retrieve servers from the account that your portal user is assigned to.


SoftLayer_Hardware_ServerObjectMask, SoftLayer_ObjectMask
SoftLayer_Hardware_ServerInitParameters, authenticate

Error Handling

  • SoftLayer_Exception_ObjectNotFound: Throw the error "Unable to find object with id of {id}." if the given initialization parameter has an invalid id field.
  • SoftLayer_Exception_AccessDenied: Throw the error "Access Denied." if the given initialization parameter id field is not the account id of the user making the API call.
  • SoftLayer_Exception: Throw the error "Method has not been implemented for this object type." id the method is used.
  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public: Throws the exception 'No operating system could be found for this server.' Then the setOperatingSystemPassword method is called to change the password for a server that does not have an operating system setup.