Retrieve a list of Windows updates available to a server.


Retrieve a list of Windows updates available for a server from the local SoftLayer Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server. Windows servers provisioned by SoftLayer are configured to use the local WSUS server via the private network by default.


Name Type Description

Required Headers

  • authenticate
  • SoftLayer_Hardware_SecurityModuleInitParameters

Return Values

Error Handling

  • SoftLayer_Exception

Throw the exception “This server does not run the Microsoft Windows operating system” when trying to run this method on a server that doesn’t run Microsoft Windows.