sparePool


SoftLayer_Hardware_Server::sparePool

Allows servers to be added to or removed from the spare pool.

Overview

The ability to place bare metal servers in a state where they are powered down, and ports closed yet still allocated to the customer as a part of the Spare Pool program.


Parameters

Name Type Description
action string Action to ‘add’ server to spare pool or remove (use ‘activate’) from spare pool
newOrder boolean Set to true if a Spare Pool Server was ordered; otherwise false

Required Headers

  • authenticate
  • SoftLayer_Hardware_ServerInitParameters

Return Values

  • boolean

Error Handling

  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public

Throws the exception ‘You do not have permission to this service.’ when a user does not have permission to Issue OS Reloads.

  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public

Throws the exception ‘There is currently an outstanding transaction for this server.’ when there is a current hardware update.