Release Notes

August 17, 2017

Portal

  • Fixed an issue on the order form where Dedicated Host Instance orders were not showing all size options available in some Datacenters.

API

Backend

  • Pushed code to handle active/active clustering for the Cloud Load Balancing offering.

August 10, 2017

Portal

  • Opened up Security Groups beta to more users.
  • Added London 04 to the Datacenters that can utilize Security Groups. You can now configure the VSI on the checkout page to add security groups.
  • Customer Portal Audit Logs now report Security group changes. You can now see when a security group is attached or removed from a Virtual Guest.

API

Backend

  • None

August 3, 2017

Portal

  • Added the new Dedicated Host offering to the catalog. A dedicated host is a physical server with workload capacity entirely dedicated to a single client’s use.
  • Corrected an issue where customers were unable to attach more than one dedicated host to a ticket.

API

Backend

  • None

July 26, 2017

Portal

  • None

API

Backend

  • Added logic for Brazil and India to support local currency for billing.

July 19, 2017

Portal

  • None

API

  • Added the getLocalCurrencyExchangeRate method to the SoftLayer_Billing_Invoice service. This allows users to retrieve the exchange rate used for billing an invoice.
  • Users can now call SoftLayer_Network_Storage::createOrUpdateLunId to change the LUN ID on a block volume. For example, if a user is trying to access multiple volumes from a single initiator, then it is possible that some volumes will have the same LUN ID which may cause conflicts on the initiator. The createOrUpdateLunId method allows the user to resolve any conflicts by assigning different LUN IDs to each volume.

Backend

  • None

July 6, 2017

Portal

  • Resolved an issue where applying security groups may cause errors during the provision of a Virtual Guest.

API

  • Pushed code to resolve an issue with the resultLimit for SoftLayer_Ticket_Subject::getAllObjects method. Before the fix the API was returning less data than the limit set.
  • Addressed an issue with the PHP Library for the SoftLayer_Network_Subnet_IpAddress_Global::route method. If the endpoint IP address provided is associated with an unrouted subnet a fatal error was being returned.
  • Fix a bug when ordering bare metal servers where presets that do not include GPUs are failing to be ordered from.

Backend

  • None

June 28, 2017

Portal

  • Added the ability to order the Mass Data Migration Service. This offering can only be ordered by the master account user. It allows for the secure migration of up to 120TB of data per device into / out of Cleversafe Object Storage using physical storage appliances housed in waterproof, tamper-evident, shockproof cases. Official Documentation.

API

  • Resolved an issue that was allowing customers to order duplicate volumes without specifying a datacenter location using placeOrder.
  • Fixed an issue where calls to getAllObjects on the SoftLayer_Location_Group_Pricing service were failing.
  • Corrected a bug that was allowing the deletion of a Dedicated Host via the API even when there were active VSIs still deployed to the Dedicated Host.
  • Published the Dedicated Host services and methods page to the SLDN.

Backend

  • Application layer changes needed to introduce fixed public instance configuration.

June 22, 2017

Portal

  • Released code to support Volume Duplication. This offering adds the ability to order a new volume, pre-loaded with the contents of a File or Block Volume or Volume Replica, or a snapshot of a Volume or Volume Replica.
  • Changed the default option for monitoring from Basic to None, for VSI order forms.
  • Added the ability to assign Security Groups to an interface on the Virtual Guest order form for customers that are enrolled in the Beta.

API

Backend

  • None

June 8, 2017

Portal

  • Corrected an issue in the portal where VMware ESXI 5.5 was not showing the licensing cost disclaimer on the order summary page in quotes and at checkout.
  • Added additional Flex pricing information and external documentation links to the Cloud Object Storage S3 order page.

API

Backend

  • None

June 1, 2017

Portal

  • When a server is reloaded customers now have the option to enable LVM on the storage groups during the reload.
  • Added support for performance pricing when you duplicate storage volumes. Rolled out the ability for a user to create a new volume from an existing volume or snapshot. When creating the new volume a user will have the ability to either keep the configuration of the new volume (size, IOPS tier, etc) or make changes to the configuration.

API

  • None

Backend

  • Added additional disk controller categories to make it possible for there to be more than one disk controller ordered in a server.