Retrieve a server’s public network component.


Retrieve a SoftLayer server’s public network component. Some servers are only connected to the private network and may not have a public network component. In that case getPublicNetworkComponent returns a null object.


Name Type Description

Required Headers

  • authenticate
  • SoftLayer_Hardware_ServerInitParameters

Optional Headers

  • SoftLayer_Hardware_ServerObjectMask
  • SoftLayer_ObjectMask

Return Values

Error Handling

  • SoftLayer_Exception

Throw the exception “Unable to locate this server’s public networking component.” if the API is unable to locate a management component for this server.