Release Notes

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.

June 27, 2016

Portal

  • Added support to determine if multipath is properly configured for block LUNs.

API

  • None

Backend

  • Resolved an issue that was causing OS reloads to fail on Virtual Guests during the image copy process.

June 20, 2016

Portal

  • Enabled the ordering of new, larger CPU/RAM capacity Virtual Guests.

API

Backend

  • None

June 13, 2016

Portal

  • None

API

  • None

Backend

  • Resolved an issue that was preventing a server with Evault Storage from undergoing an Operating System reload.

June 6, 2016

Portal

  • Resolved an issue that was causing slow load times on a checkout of large orders.
  • Fixed an issue in which only the ‘Default’ health check option would function for UDP load balancer services.

API

  • None

Backend

  • Resolved an issue that was causing OS Reloads to fail on Bare Metal servers that were using NO_OS or where version locked.
  • Updated the host and domain name validation logic to permit a domain comprised of all digits.

May 31, 2016

Portal

  • Resolved a bug that was causing the portal to report incorrect space allocation for Performance/Endurance Storage when creating a retention schedule.

API

Backend

  • Resolved an issue that was causing newly created reverse zones for IPv6 subnets to be created using an older naming convention.
  • Fixed a bug that would not allow an OS reload on a server running R1Soft backup server when the underlying OS was changed.
  • Resolved a bug that was causing new Netscaler VPX’s to be provisioned with an expired license.

May 23, 2016

Portal

  • Resolved an issue that was producing an error when customers attempted place an order for an Indian data-center if the user’s account address did not have India as the country name.
  • Updated the error message when a credit card order fails to specify the exact department to contact as well as provide contact information.

API

  • None

Backend

  • None

May 16, 2016

Portal

  • Resolved an issue that was causing slow response during the order process.

API

  • None

Backend

  • Resolved a bug that was preventing orders from being edited on Branded Agent Portal accounts.
  • Resolved an issue that was preventing the cancellation of the reclaim process if a server was part of a spare pool.
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing orders for a vCenter Server Appliance license from going through.

May 9, 2016

Portal

  • Fixed an issue affecting the ability to edit a Saved Order or a Sales Order Quote.

API

  • None

Backend

  • Resolved an issue that was preventing a reclaim for Virtual Guests if they were powered off at the time of the cancellation request.
  • Added translations for some email and ticket templates. Customers who set their user accounts to a non-English locale will see some emails and ticket updates translated into their locale.