Retrieve a Microsoft Excel copy of an invoice.


Retrieve a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet of a SoftLayer invoice. You must have a Microsoft Excel reader installed in order to view these invoice files.


Name Type Description

Required Headers

  • authenticate
  • SoftLayer_Billing_InvoiceInitParameters

Return Values

  • binary data

Error Handling

  • SoftLayer_Exception.

Throw the exception “Excel workbook does not exist: invoice has not yet been closed.” when trying to retrieve an open invoice. This service is not design to generate spreadsheet for open invoices.