Release Notes

November 5, 2015

Portal

  • Next and Pending invoices are cached once requested, greatly reducing the time it takes to download the invoice again.

API

  • Fixes an issue where tokens were not being properly replaced in the subject field for ticket watch notification emails

November 3, 2015

Portal

  • Changed the region sort order on order forms to be more friendly.
  • Removed forum auto-login link.
  • Restrict the length of first name field for credit cards to match those enforced by account first name field (30 characters)

API

  • Improved Virtual Guest provisioning times by parallelizing some provisioning transactions.
  • Fixed an error preventing some Fast Provision Servers from getting past the SEND_SOFTWARE_INSTALL transaction.
  • Failed post install scripts on unsupported OSes will now include a message that the OS is unsupported.
  • Corrects an issue in which network monitoring of a primary IP address from a trunked VLAN of the network component was no longer allowed.

October 29, 2015

Portal

  • Improved device list performance for customers with NetScaler MPX devices

API

October 26, 2015

Portal

  • Improved reliability of File and Block Storage provisioning.

API

  • Brand Master Accounts may no longer place orders
  • Added an API endpoint that allows brands to disconnect, reconnect, and disable their customer accounts. SoftLayer_Account_Lockdown_Request

October 19, 2015

Portal

  • Storage groups default to max size if no size is specified.
  • Changed generic error messages on Catalyst enrollment to specify more clearly the problem encountered.

October 14, 2015

Portal

API

October 12, 2015

Portal

  • Fixed an issue with some Object Storage accounts not being listed properly
  • Fixed an issue where some ticket attachments were not getting uploaded.
  • Adds restrictions on ordering a server in the India DC. More Information
  • Fixed creation of billing item for managed resources that require a transfer price
  • Eliminates false errors from being thrown during bandwidth usage polling
  • Fixes No-OS rescue transactions from failing. No-OS rescues now default to a Linux rescue environment. There will be a future issue to allow customers to choose between Linux and Windows rescues environments for No-OS rescues.

API

  • Fixed an issue with ticket routing for branded account upgrades
  • Correct issue wherein secondary subnets were not being configured on inside VLANs when unrouted from a Gateway Device
  • Reverted restrictions on user creation added in the 2010-10-07 release.

October 7, 2015

Portal

  • Properly display all VAT summary rates on invoices
  • Correct SSL VPN authentication lockouts caused by a set of automated actions

API

  • The First Name, Last Name, Street Address, City, Country, ZIP, State, Company Name, Office Phone fields must not be blank when creating a user.
  • No longer possible to cancel Endurance Storage while there are active blocking actions happening.
  • Adds getPublicCustomerOwnedImages to the SoftLayer_Virtual_Guest_Block_Device_Template_Group service
  • Fixed a bug when adding new configuration value for a Nimsoft Monitoring Robot causing a failing transaction.

October 5, 2015

Portal

  • New IBM cloud theme

API

  • Decreased monitoring robot provisioning time
  • Improved SAML authentication logs
  • Corrects a bug where the replications schedule may not be returned for all Endurance Storage volumes.
  • Improved SoftLayer_Hardware_Server::lastOperatingSystemReload() request performance
  • Adds the ability to order hardware security modules via the API.

September 30, 2015

Portal

API

  • Invalid characters are now being removed from ARIN/RIPE/APNIC registrations
  • Engendered network address translation context awareness in VLAN verification actions.