SoftLayer API

The SoftLayer API provides access to the majority of our products and also provides interaction with our user administration, ticketing and billing system. Each service is a gateway to one of our backend systems.



  • Removed private IP address detection that checks whether or not the IP address starts with "10." This comes necessary now that we support Customer Defined Networks.
  • Correctly identify if the primary IP address is in the private IP space, instead of relying on the "10." Prefix in the IP address.
  • Updates the order review page to always show transfer/floor pricing.
  • Resolve issues with discrepancy in mandatory fields in add portal user across portals.


  • Fix an error occurring when fetching the receipt during ordering from a quote.

Used to restrict how much data is returned by your query.

Used to specify which relational properties you would like included in your query.


Gentlemen, Has anyone been successful in automating IPV6 PTR? I am unsure whether it is possible with the current API. The...
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