Release Notes

December 28, 2015

Portal

  • Fixed an issue with customers receiving alert/alarm emails after their server has been reclaimed.
  • Fixed an issue with customers seeing errors when trying to remove a credit card with the type of PAYPAL

API

  • None

Backend

  • None

December 21, 2015

Portal

  • Introduced the Account Defined Networking option on customer order forms. The Customer Defined Network product is currently in beta and not available on all SoftLayer accounts.
  • Replaced the old SOC2 report with the new one for period November 1, 2014 through October 31, 2015.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing Notifications to show an empty list of impacted devices.

API

  • The SoftLayer_Account_MasterServiceAgreement::getPdf() method is deprecated. It is recommended to replace its use with the new SoftLayer_Account_MasterServiceAgreement::getFile method.
  • Published the API for services and concepts introduced by Customer Defined Networks to SLDN. The Customer Defined Network product is currently in beta and not available on all SoftLayer accounts.
    • SoftLayer_Container_Product_Order_Network
    • added service for SoftLayer_Container_Product_Order_Network
    • added property for SoftLayer_Container_Product_Order_Network::network
    • added property for SoftLayer_Container_Product_Order_Network::publicVlans
    • added property for SoftLayer_Container_Product_Order_Network::subnets
    • SoftLayer_Container_Product_Order_Network_Subnet
    • added property for SoftLayer_Container_Product_Order_Network_Subnet::routerHostname
    • SoftLayer_Product_Order
    • added method for SoftLayer_Product_Order::getNetworks
    • SoftLayer_Network
    • added service for SoftLayer_Network
    • added method for SoftLayer_Network::createObject
    • added method for SoftLayer_Network::createSubnet
    • added method for SoftLayer_Network::deleteObject
    • added method for SoftLayer_Network::deleteSubnet
    • added method for SoftLayer_Network::editObject
    • added method for SoftLayer_Network::getAllObjects
    • added method for SoftLayer_Network::getObject
    • SoftLayer_Network_Pod
    • added service for SoftLayer_Network_Pod
    • added method for SoftLayer_Network_Pod::getAllObjects
    • added method for SoftLayer_Network_Pod::getCapabilities
    • added method for SoftLayer_Network_Pod::getObject
    • added method for SoftLayer_Network_Pod::listCapabilities
    • SoftLayer_Network_Subnet
    • added property for SoftLayer_Network_Subnet::podName
    • SoftLayer_Network_Vlan
    • added property for SoftLayer_Network_Vlan::network

December 14, 2015

Portal

  • Fixed bug that prevented setting minimum member number to zero on Netscalers when using purchased vlans.
  • Fixed an issue with Netscaler license renewal notifications pointing to an invalid URL.
  • Added localization for support policy documents.

API

  • None

Backend

  • Fixed an issue with hardware testing being skipped on provisions.

December 7, 2015

Portal

  • Fixed an error that would occasionally prevent the “Reconfigure KVM Console” link from properly reconfiguring the KVM console.

API

  • None

Backend

  • SMTP Inbound traffic from the public internet is now blocked for new accounts by default. This does not effect backend networks.
  • Reverse PTRs for new domain records will be ip4.static.sl-reverse.com and ip6.static.sl-reverse.com

December 2, 2015

Portal

API

November 30, 2015

Portal

  • Added an error message when trying to order from a datacenter your account does not have access to.

API

  • Fixed an issue that was causing migration failures of local disk VSI’s to SAN disk VSI’s when a metadata disk was attached.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing the preset.totalMinimumHourlyFee to be rounded to the nearest integer when using Hardware.getCreateObjectOptions on hourly bare metal servers.
  • Users must now have permission to access a Hardware or VSI to be able to request an upgrade.
  • Fixed an issue where large sized metadata/userdata was causing timeouts during the provisioning process.

November 23, 2015

Portal

API

  • Fixed an issue where newly provisioned Netscalers were being assigned licenses with near-term license expiration dates.
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing reloads from occurring on instances that did not have a backend network component on eth0.

November 18, 2015

Portal

  • Adds support for viewing and accepting 3rd party terms of service during the ordering process.

API

November 12, 2015

Portal

  • Updates the invoice pdf document’s VAT summary page to provide more precise tax information.

API

  • Fixed SoftLayer_DNS_Domain returning malformed SOAP data when creating any type of DNS record.
  • Networking configuration transactions during provisioning and reloads now run in parallel, improving provisioning speeds.
  • Created a new API method that allows approved brands to retrieve lock information on an account locked by that brand. SoftLayer_Account_Lockdown_Request::getAccountHistory

November 10, 2015

Portal

  • Improved the error message on the Catalyst self-enrollment page when user enters invalid credit card information.
  • ‘NEW’ Invoices will now properly display the last 4 digits of the credit card.

API

  • Fix issue in which objectFilter values for (SoftLayer_Network_Subnet)[http://sldn.softlayer.com/reference/datatypes/SoftLayer_Network_Subnet] addressSpace and subnetType were being ignored.
  • Fixed an issue that When a SSL certificate is being activated on a load balancer which is already active, the load balancer sends a response which was being improperly handled as an error.