Release Notes

June 5, 2024

API

  • Auto-escalate failed transaction restarts for guests after one attempt.. Automatically escalate failed transaction restarts VIRT-12680
  • Adding nfsCapable record to HW_COMPONENT_MODEL_ATTR_TYPE table. Create new drive controller attribute for NSF identification METAL-6137
  • Removing the SoftLayer_Network_Backbone and SoftLayer_Network_Backbone_Location_Dependent services, as well as supporting artifact SoftLayer_Location::backboneDependents. Deprecate Backbone NETWORK-14301
  • Update storage group template handling to work with pcie disks.. Handling presets with storage group templates was missed with original M.2 work SALES-14381
  • IBM Cloud CDN service - Disable new CDN instance creation because of CDN service End of Market from April 29, 2024. CDN API - Disable CDN mapping creation NETWORK-14358
  • Fix error when attempting to grab Hardware ORM key from SoftLayer_Account when user has access to 0 devices. Fix Account getAllowedDeviceIds to correctly allow sorting USER-4918
  • Fix dedicated host allocation value related bug. Fix null values on dedicated host allocation values VIRT-12951

May 10, 2024

API

  • IBM Cloud CDN service
    • Disable new CDN instance creation because of CDN service End of Market from April 29, 2024. CDN API - Disable CDN mapping creation NETWORK-14358
  • Stop creating reservation during dedicated host migration.. Update dedicated host migrations to move the dedicated host record to a different host instead of creating a reservation VIRT-12890
  • Fix error when attempting to grab Hardware ORM key from SoftLayer_Account when user has access to 0 devices. Fix Account getAllowedDeviceIds to correctly allow sorting USER-4918
  • Create Permission Departments to categorize Permissions for Customer portal display. Create, populate, and link table for Permission Departments USER-4674
  • Fix dedicated host allocation value related bug. Fix null values on dedicated host allocation values VIRT-12951

April 26, 2024

API

  • Fixed a bug where compute resources added to a pool would enter a state where they could not be added or removed from any pool. Restore the state of allotment details if an SLDN call fails to add allocations after ejecting them NETWORK-14419
  • Announce deprecation of Network Backbone. Add deprecation tags and monitorUsage to Network Backbone references NETWORK-14415

April 19, 2024

API

  • Removed Following SLDN Variables and Methods
    • Variables - vSRXVersion from class SoftLayer_Network_Gateway_Member_Attribute.
    • Methods - createObject, createObjects, editObject from class SoftLayer_Network_Gateway_Member.
    • Methods - getAllByUpgradePkgUrlId from class SoftLayer_Network_Gateway_VersionUpgrade.
    • Methods - createObject, editObject, checkAccountWhiteList, isAccountWhiteListed, changeGatewayVersion, getRollbackSupport from class Softlayer_Network_Gateway. Enable new permission checks on Network_Firewall_Update_Request NETWORK-13774

April 12, 2024

API

  • Allow accounts to self-service conversion to VRF without a support ticket via SoftLayer_Network::enableVrf which will immediately start the process of converting the account to VRF which incurs a backend network connectivity disruption. This action requires NETWORK_VLAN_SPANNING permission.. Introduce Network::enableVrf() NETWORK-14373
  • Fixed bug where calling getBandwidthList and only having firewalls on the account would result in a “Missing device parameter(s)” exception. Fix validation for customers who call getBandwidthList that only have firewalls NETWORK-14381
  • Added new capacity units for software licenses. Add Support for New Units for Software Licenses SOFTWARE-1892
  • Fix dedicated host allocation calculations during migrations. Fix dedicated host allocation values to calculate from guest values instead of host allocation status VIRT-12888
  • Add billing item ID to requestVdrContentUpdates when a compute resource already has a bandwidth pooling billing item. Add billing item ID to exception message in SoftLayer_Network_Bandwidth_Version1_Allotment_Behavior_VirtualDedicatedRack::validateAdditionPendingResource() NETWORK-14316

March 22, 2024

API

  • Added new vendor codes for vmware add ons. Create new vendor code for VMWare VCF Addons SOFTWARE-1890
  • Fix regenerating quotes with default partition template ids > 1 and custom partitions disabled. Failures ordering from quotes with a default partition template and a package that disables custom partitions SALES-14340
  • Fix for a problem on VSI orders with Windows on other environments outside of commercial.. Account for different default template IDs across environments SALES-14284
  • Disallow migrating dedicated hosts to non-dedicated hosts. Instead create a separate page for dedicated guests.. Disallow migrating dedicated hosts to non-dedicated hosts VIRT-12349
  • Removal of API endpoints associated with subnet registrations:
    • SoftLayer_Account_Regional_Registry_Detail_Property.createObject/createObjects
    • SoftLayer_Account_Regional_Registry_Detail_Property.editObject/editObjects
    • SoftLayer_Account_Regional_Registry_Detail_Property.deleteObject
    • SoftLayer_Account_Regional_Registry_Detail.createObject
    • SoftLayer_Account_Regional_Registry_Detail.editObject
    • SoftLayer_Account_Regional_Registry_Detail.deleteObject
    • SoftLayer_Account_Regional_Registry_Detail.validatePersonForAllRegistrars
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration_Details.createObject
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration_Details.deleteObject
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration.createObject/createObjects
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration.editObject
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration.clearRegistration
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration.editRegistrationAttachedDetails.
    • Cut off SLDN access to RIR functionality other than read NETWORK-14347
  • Expose reconfigureConsole method on SLDN but only function on Federal. Allow FED customers to reconfigure their KVM console VIRT-12914

March 1, 2024

API

  • Removed code which checks if guest is powered off before detaching a vlan.
  • Added new guest attribute type for skipping PV driver checks.

February 16, 2024

API

  • Add special characters when generate password for VMWare( this change should apply to ESXi (vSphere) versions 7.0 & later)
  • Deprecation of datatypes and services associated with subnet registrations:
    • SoftLayer_Account_Regional_Registry_Detail_Property_Type
    • SoftLayer_Account_Regional_Registry_Detail_Property
    • SoftLayer_Account_Regional_Registry_Detail_Type
    • SoftLayer_Account_Regional_Registry_Detail
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration_Details
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration_Status
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration
    • SoftLayer_Account_Rwhois_Handle
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration_Event_Type
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration_Apnic
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration_Arin
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration_Ripe
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_Registration_Event
  • Prevent upgrades from allowing SAN disks added to Local guests

January 19, 2024

API

  • Deprecate Domain Name Registration
  • Allow UTF8 characters for VLAN name at order time
  • Improve caching of IAM Token for SoftLayer user.
  • Delete billing item when transaction is manually canceled.

December 20, 2023

API

  • Deprecation of SoftLayer_Account::transcodeAccounts