Retrieve a SoftLayer_Network_Security_Scanner_Request record.


getObject retrieves the SoftLayer_Network_Security_Scanner_Request object whose ID number corresponds to the ID number of the init parameter passed to the SoftLayer_Network_Security_Scanner_Request service. You can only retrieve requests and reports that are assigned to your SoftLayer account.


Name Type Description

Required Headers

  • SoftLayer_Network_Security_Scanner_RequestInitParameters
  • authenticate

Optional Headers

  • SoftLayer_Network_Security_Scanner_RequestObjectMask
  • SoftLayer_Network_Security_Scanner_RequestObjectFilter
  • SoftLayer_ObjectMask

Return Values

Error Handling

  • SoftLayer_Exception_ObjectNotFound

Throws the error “Unable to find object with id of {id}.” when the object for the supplied hardwareId is not found.

  • SoftLayer_Exception_Network_Security_Scanner_Request_OpenRequestFound

Throws the error “Only one vulnerability scan may be started at a time.” when a trying to create a new request before a previous one for the selected hardware item is finished.

  • SoftLayer_Exception_Network_Security_Scanner_Request_ReportNotFound

Throws the error “The selected vulnerability report could not be found.” when the report file could not be located.