Retrieve a PDF copy of an invoice.


Retrieve a PDF record of a SoftLayer invoice. SoftLayer keeps PDF records of all closed invoices for customer retrieval from the portal and API. You must have a PDF reader installed in order to view these invoice files.



Required Headers

Optional Headers

  • None

Return Values

  • base64Binary

Error Handling

  • Throw the exception “PDF does not exist: invoice has not yet been closed.” when trying to retrieve an open invoice. Open invoices do not have PDF records.
  • Throw the exception “PDF does not exist: file not found” if the API is unable to locate the PDF File for the invoice.
  • Throw the exception “Unable to load a valid invoice PDF.” if the PDF for this invoice is a corrupted.
curl -g -u $SL_USER:$SL_APIKEY -X GET \