Release Notes

September 12, 2016

Portal

  • Made changes to the order form to align with the change in colored branding to the customer portal.

API

Backend

  • Rolled out code to limit the number of combined manual and scheduled snapshots that are supported on Block and File Storage. Going forward the limit is 50 snapshots per volume. The portal and API will now display a warning if there are 50 snapshots on the system for a particular volume, and the user tries to create the 51st snapshot manually. The scheduled snapshots are auto deleted per retention policy when their limit is reached.

August 28, 2016

Portal

  • Pushed code fix that filters Vlans with respect to Datacenter selected when ordering Dedicated firewall.
  • Pushed code fix that filters the severs based on Datacenter selected and the price capacity when ordering hardware firewall.
  • Resolved an issue what was causing storage group templates with JBODs to not load correctly in the order forms.

API

Backend

  • None

August 22, 2016

Portal

  • None

API

  • None

Backend

  • Resolved a bug that was causing Resets of Dedicated Hardware Firewalls to fail if they were in a High Availablity Pair.
  • Put code in place to ensure that cached disks from image templates are deleted when parent Virtual Disk Image is deleted.

August 15, 2016

Portal

  • None

API

  • None

Backend

  • Fixed an issue with servers not being immediately pulled from a Bandwidth pool upon cancellation.
  • Improvements have been made to prevent static subnets and global IPs from being routed to administratively reserved IP addresses.

August 8, 2016

Portal

  • Added some additional Language translations to the order forms in the customer portal.

API

  • None

Backend

  • Fixed a bug that was causing duplicate IP’s to be assigned to network components during Virtual Guest provisions.

August 1, 2016

Portal

  • None

API

  • None

Backend

  • Resolved an issue with initial IPv6 routing for new subnet orders.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing Evault for Virtual Guests to create unassociated billing items.
  • Resolved an issue that was preventing SSH keys from being properly applied during an OS Reload. This only occurred if new software was added during the reload.

July 25, 2016

Portal

  • Pushed code to allow for the ordering of Network VLAN’s from the customer portal.

API

Backend

  • Resolved a bug that was causing Paypal orders to fail due to a missing property for Hourly Bare Metal servers.

July 18, 2016

Portal

  • Fixed a bug that caused Public node to be highlighted when ordering a Private Virtual Guest.
  • Fixes an issue that prevented the relevant media types from being returned in the ContentDelivery code for CDN origin mapping.

API

Backend

  • Fixed an issue creating an IBMid with a mixed-case email address. Introduced case insensitivity in email address handling for IBMid creation.
  • Introduced code that adds Network Gateway Capability to all Current Bare Metal Packages

July 11, 2016

Portal

  • None

API

  • None

Backend

  • Rolled out the code that would allow customers to attach secondary Portable Storage Volumes to an existing Virtual Guest, create bootable images on those Portable Storage Volumes, detach them, then boot from those created volumes into new Virtual Guest’s.
  • Resolved an issue that was causing OS Reloads to fail on Bare Metal servers that had inactive or deprecated service offerings.
  • Fixed a bug in that caused Microsoft post provision scripts to fail when the script url contained an ampersand ‘&‘.

July 6, 2016

Portal

  • Fixed an issue that was causing the Subnet selection portion of the order process to be displayed when ordering a Network Gateway.
  • Added a UI element to create or associate an IBM ID with an account during the order process.
  • When creating new orders customers will be prompted to associate an existing IBM ID or create a new one.

API

  • Resolved an issue that was causing incorrect results from different parameters on REST/SOAP calls to Bandwidth functions.
  • Added the SoftLayer_User_Customer_OpenIdConnect service for interacting with SoftLayer accounts that have an associated IBM ID.
  • Added some OpenIdConnect functionality to the SoftLayer_User_Customer datatype.

Backend

  • Removed the (deprecated) Manage Portal URL from Recurring Invoice Email Notifications.
  • Rolled out a feature to give account master users the ability to add account support subscribers which will receive notifications regarding all unplanned incidents, planned maintenances and opened support tickets concerning their account.
  • Added the ability to use Two Factor Authentication when the primary authentication for an account is an IBM ID.