November 23, 2017

Toggle cloudinit on an image template
Toggle cloudinit on an image template

Disable CloudInit

The script allows you to disable this image template as cloud init.
It requires the image template identifier of a SoftLayer_Virtual_Guest_Block_Device_Template_Group type.
For more information please see below.

Import manual pages:


import SoftLayer

from pprint import pprint as pp

# The image template which you wish more details
imageTemplateId = 1796623

# Declaring the API client
client = SoftLayer.create_client_from_env()
blockDeviceTemplateGroupService = client['SoftLayer_Virtual_Guest_Block_Device_Template_Group']

    # calling the deleteCloudInitAttribute to disable cloudInit, this will return a boolean.

    result = blockDeviceTemplateGroupService.deleteCloudInitAttribute(

    # ENABLE
    result = blockDeviceTemplateGroupService.addCloudInitAttribute(

except SoftLayer.SoftLayerAPIError as e:
    # If there was an error returned from the SoftLayer API then bomb out with the
    # error message.
    print("Unable to delete cloudInit on image template: \nfaultCode= %s, \nfaultString= %s"
          % (e.faultCode, e.faultString))


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