The block device data type presents the structure in which all block devices will be presented. A block device attaches a disk image to a guest. Internally, the structure supports various virtualization platforms with no change to external interaction.
A guest, also known as a virtual server, represents an allocation of resources on a virtual host.
A flag indicating if a block device can be booted from.
The date a block device was created.
A name used to identify a block device.
A block device SoftLayer_Virtual_Disk_Image’s unique ID.
The SoftLayer_Virtual_Guest that a block device is associated with.
A flag indicating if a block device can be plugged into a computing instance without having to shut down the instance.
A computing instance block device’s unique ID.
The data a block device was last modified.
The writing mode that a virtual block device is mounted as, either “RO” for read-only mode or “RW” for read and write mode.
The type of device that a virtual block device is mounted as, either “Disk” for a directly connected storage disk or “CD” for devices that are mounted as optical drives..
The status of the device, either disconnected or connected
A block device’s unique ID on a virtualization platform.
The disk image that a block device connects to in a computing instance.
The computing instance that this block device is attached to.