Edit an account’s information.


This method will edit the account’s information. Pass in a SoftLayer_Account template with the fields to be modified. Certain changes to the account will automatically create a ticket for manual review. This will be returned with the SoftLayer_Container_Account_Update_Response.

The following fields are editable:

  • companyName
  • firstName
  • lastName
  • address1
  • address2
  • city
  • state
  • country
  • postalCode
  • email
  • officePhone
  • alternatePhone
  • faxPhone
  • abuseEmails.email
  • billingInfo.vatId


Name Type Description
modifiedAccountInformation SoftLayer_Account Account template containing the information to update to.

Required Headers

Optional Headers

  • None

Return Values

Error Handling

  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public_Validation
curl -g -u $SL_USER:$SL_APIKEY -X POST -d '{"parameters": [SoftLayer_Account]}' \