Upgrades the connection limit on the Virtual IP Address and changes the billing item on your account to reflect the change.


Upgrades the connection limit on the Virtual IP to Address to the next, higher connection limit of the same product.


Name Type Description

Required Headers

  • authenticate
  • SoftLayer_Network_Application_Delivery_Controller_LoadBalancer_VirtualIpAddressInitParameters

Return Values

  • boolean

Error Handling

  • SoftLayer_Exception_AccessDenied

Throw the exception “You are not authorized to upgrade this service” If you are not the primary account holder or listed as a master user

  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public

Throw the exception “No further upgrades available.” if there are no more available upgrades

  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public

Throw the exception “There was an issue completing your billing changes, please open a billing ticket if the problem persists” if there was an issue completing the billing process. Open a billing ticket if the problem persists.