Create a new firewall update request rule.


Create a new firewall update request. The SoftLayer_Network_Firewall_Update_Request object passed to this function must have at least one rule.

“createObject” returns a Boolean “true” on successful object creation or “false” if your firewall update request was unable to be created..


Name Type Description
templateObject SoftLayer_Network_Firewall_Update_Request_Rule The SoftLayer_Network_Firewall_Update_Request_Rule object that you wish to create.

Required Headers

  • authenticate

Optional Headers

  • SoftLayer_Network_Firewall_Update_Request_RuleObjectMask
  • SoftLayer_ObjectMask

Return Values

Error Handling

  • SoftLayer_Exception

Throw the exception “At least one valid rule is required to create a a firewall update request.” if the firewall update request in the templateObject parameter doesn’t have at least one rule record.