Release Notes

May 24, 2019

Portal

  • Requires company name on new account orders
  • Fixed issue with certain Korean addresses failing account validation.
  • Changed IBM Cloud Docs URLs in emails and automated tickets to new format.

API

  • Added SoftLayer_Hardware_Component_Locator::getPackageItemsAvailability($packageId)
  • User_Permission_Group::addResourceObject verifies that the resource object exists in the source table.
  • Prevents non-anonymous users from using the IOT service and adds SLDN docs stating as much. https://sldn.softlayer.com/reference/services/IntegratedOfferingTeam_Region/getAllObjects/
  • Rename the Customer variable iamUserPermission to iamUserRetrievePermission in the Customer and Ticket classes

May 17, 2019

Portal

  • SafeNet Luna should no longer appear as a software option for non-hsm devices

API

  • Add expirationDate validation to User Permission Group
  • Fixed the SLDNDocumentation for the ORM key apiAuthenticationKeys.
  • Added the numeric check to the beginning of addDeviceAccess function.
  • Add short description to Network_Vlan.upgrade, and update description to utilize Automatic and Premium nomenclature.

Catalog

  • VSI Reserved Instance Pricing Update
  • Reserve Bare Metal - GA
  • SAP HANA hardware updates
  • Update Monthly and Hourly pricing for Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, and 2016 Standard Editions only for VSI
  • 32GB V100 GPU on Bare Metal
  • Make Package 200 Presets available in Several Data Centers
    • HOU02
    • DAL07
    • SJC04
    • SAO01
  • BYOL Support for IC4V VMware OS

May 10, 2019

Portal

  • Fix an issue where users were unable to change user status from VPN_ONLY/ DISABLED to ACTIVE with a user with user-management Editor or Admin role
  • Fix issue where receipt pages may show inaccurate totals after PayPal payment.
  • Removes the now defunct edgecast URLs from the WWW portal

API

  • New service Hardware_Component_Locator

May 3, 2019

API

  • Fix Customer::createObject to be synchronous again (in the delegate-to-Bluemix case)
  • Added endpoint to modify account information.

Backend

  • R1soft - remove the option to reload with r1soft for private only servers
  • Fix an problem that was causing issues when multiple HSMs were provisioned on the same order.

April 26, 2019

Portal

  • Adding missing translations for the order forms

API

  • Endpoint to allow Brand Agents to re-activate accounts
    • SoftLayer_Brand::disableAccount
    • SoftLayer_Brand::reactivateAccount
  • Added SoftLayer_Hardware_Component_Model::getServerPackageAvailability -Added SoftLayer_Hardware_Component_Model::getGenericComponentModelAvailability

Backend

  • Fix issue where usage fees could become incorrect after os reloads in some cases.
  • Handle a user being brought back from CANCEL_PENDING in a linked account pair.

April 19, 2019

Portal

API

  • Fix SLDN Network_Component.redundancyCapableFlag to correclty report false when secondary ports are not available to the bare metal server as ordered.
  • Adds a note to the BluePages_Search docs mentioning the service will not work for normal customers

Backend

  • L7 policy should not allow HTTP listener to have redirect pool with HTTPS protocol

Catalog

  • VMware OSs ( 6.5.0u1 and 6.7) that need to be removed from legacy packages
    • packages effected: 255, 259, 261, 263, 265, 267, 269, 271
  • Package 257 available in Sao Paulo
  • Enable 2U 2650v3 in FRA02
  • Create a new pre-set for 6.7u1 to replace pre-set 985 in package 1075.
    • Rename to VCS_SINGLE_NODE_6_7U1_RAID_1
  • ‘Veeam Availability Suite’
    • Packaged effected: 46, 248, 251, 253, 255, 257, 259, 261, 263, 265, 267, 269, 273, 551, 553, 555, 795, 797, 835, 837, 839, 911, 991, 1091, 1105, 1107
  • Reserve Bare Metal

April 12, 2019

Portal

  • GEP enrollment request form page cache should be cleared, so that the form can generate an unique device finger print

API

  • Enabling object masks on the SoftLayer_Product_Promotion.findByPromoCode API
  • Add UEFI boot message to order API response
  • Change SoftLayer_User_Customer::ibmIdLink ORM key definition to be more efficient
  • Add more information to a storage group template exception message

Backend

  • Removed location from DTS request since the location used was no longer in the package the request uses.
  • Fixed bug where tracking for a shipment was being set on the wrong shipment.
  • Fix Account Summary Data in Archive Disk Usag
  • Enable MZR support for Cloud Load Balancer in VRF based accounts

April 5, 2019

Portal

  • Fix issue where the order forms were unhelpful in handling paypal payments that were cancelled.

Backend

  • Prevent placing an order for more than one private cloud service at a time.
  • This issue lets copy to ICOS actions automatically refresh their IAM access token before it expires during large exports.

March 29, 2019

Portal

  • Fixed an error message being displayed when editing a Dedicated Host
  • Fixed an issue with selecting more PCIe components on the order forms.

API

  • Expose enable data logs api in SLDN
  • Adds the ability to look up a promotion and it's requirements by promotion code from the SLDN API with SoftLayer_Product_Promotion class.

Backend

  • Sanitized Cos Imports/Exports source/target paths

Catalog

  • Changing the Micro VSI product to its new name Variable Compute.
  • Added some new discounts: https://www.ibm.com/cloud/info/discount-servers
  • Add Package 257 to DAL13
  • Remove VMware OS from the Single Proc 911 package
  • Enable Package 911 in SAO01
  • Enable Package 555 in SAO01
  • Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 4
  • Mmove the EOS SAP presets to Inactive
    • Package 295 (SAP_HANA_CERTIFIED_SERVERS)
      • Preset 137 (SAP_HANA_E74890V2_1TB)
      • Preset 139 (SAP_HANA_E74890V2_2TB)
      • Preset 141 (SAP_HANA_E74890V2_512GB) ​ + Package 861 (4U_BI_S2_H8000)
      • Preset 197 (BI_S2_H8000)
      • Preset 321 (BI_S2_H8400)
      • Preset 383 (SAP_HANA_8U_8TB) ​Package 885 (8U_BI_S2_H4000)
      • Preset 327 (BI_S2_H4100)
      • Preset 329 (BI_S2_H4200)
      • Preset 331 (BI_S2_H4400)
  • RHEL Stock Images - VSIs for VPC
  • Apply the updated pricing for the M.2 SATA drive in the following packages 1051, 1053
  • GPU - NVIDIA Tesla V100 for SoftLayer Federal
  • Update the pricing for preset 1019 in package 1075
  • Hourly pricing for LUNA HSM

March 22, 2019

Portal

  • When ordering from quotes, it is no longer possible to select a different country or currency than what the quote was generated with. The order was always ordered from the original quote, this only affects the interface.
  • Correct being able to select hourly hardware security modules when ordering.

API

  • Fixed a bug in which erroneous input to Server.toggleManagementInterface could cause the generation of transactions which did nothing.
  • Force volume modification of magnetic to not unselect magnetic clusters
  • Improve performance of removeHardwareAccess methods
  • Return correct authenticationKey from SoftLayer_User_Customer_ApiAuthentication::editObject method
  • SL_Storage_Allowed_Host exposing additional orm key iscsiAclCredentials.
  • Created imported disk image type key

Backend

  • Added support for vmdk images for ICOS
  • Prevents hardware upgrades on Bare Metal Reserved servers.
  • Fixed an issue where users using the getSummaryData API may experience time outs when querying large VDRs