Change the link of a user for OpenIdConnect managed accounts, provided the


This method will change the IBMid that a SoftLayer user is linked to, if we need to do that for some reason. It will do this by modifying the link to the desired new IBMid. NOTE: This method cannot be used to “un-link” a SoftLayer user. Once linked, a SoftLayer user can never be un-linked. Also, this method cannot be used to reset the link if the user account is already Bluemix linked. To reset a link for the Bluemix-linked user account, use resetOpenIdConnectLinkUnifiedUserManagementMode.


Name Type Description
providerType string The provider type. Currently only ‘IBMid’ is considered a valid value.
newIbmIdUsername string The new IBMid the user is trying to switch to.
removeSecuritySettings boolean Flag to indicate if the security settings for the user should be

Required Headers

Optional Headers

  • None

Return Values

  • void
curl -g -u $SL_USER:$SL_APIKEY -X POST -d '{"parameters": [string, string, boolean]}' \