November 23, 2017

Get notes from a VSI.

The script retrieves the notes for an arbitrary VSI, it makes a single call
to  SoftLayer_Virtual_Guest::getObject method.
for more information see below:

Important manual pages:

Author: SoftLayer Technologies, Inc. <>
import SoftLayer

# Your SoftLayer API username and key.
API_USERNAME = 'set me'

# Generate one at
API_KEY = 'set me'

#Declare variables
virtualGuestId = 35747489

# Declare the API client
client = SoftLayer.create_client_from_env(username=API_USERNAME, api_key=API_KEY)
virtualServer = client['SoftLayer_Virtual_Guest']

    result = virtualServer.getObject(id=virtualGuestId)
    print (result['notes'])
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 get the notes. "
          % (e.faultCode, e.faultString))


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