SoftLayer_Container_Subnet_IPAddress models an IP v4 address as it exists as a member of it’s subnet, letting the user know if it is a network identifier, gateway, broadcast, or useable address. Addresses that are neither the network identifier nor the gateway nor the broadcast addresses are usable by SoftLayer servers.
An IP address expressed in dotted-quad notation.
Whether an IP address is its subnet’s broadcast address.
Whether an IP address is its subnet’s gateway address. Gateway addresses exist on SoftLayer’s routers and many not be assigned to servers.
Whether an IP address is its subnet’s network identifier address.