November 23, 2017


# Sets the networks speed for a hardware devices
# This script makes a single call to the setPublicNetworkInterfaceSpeed() method
# to change the speed to public network or call the setPrivateNetworkInterfaceSpeed method
# to change the speed to private network.
# Important manual pages:
# See below for more details.
# License:
# Author: SoftLayer Technologies, Inc. <>


# Your SoftLayer API username.
$username = 'set me';

# Your SoftLayer API key.
$key = 'set me';

# The ID of the hardware you wish modified the networks.
$hardwareID = 167407;

# The speed you wish configure if you want to disconnect the network you should set the value to '0'
$newSpeedPublicNetwork = 10;
$newSpeedPrivateNetwork = 100;

# Connecting to the customer client for the SoftLayer_Hardware_Server service
$hardwareServerService = SoftLayer_SoapClient::getClient('SoftLayer_Hardware_Server', null, $username, $key);
# Setting the init parameter for our service

try {
       # It is not possible to update the two networks at same time, you need to update one and wait until
       # the transaction is completed to update the second one.
       $result = $hardwareServerService->setPublicNetworkInterfaceSpeed($newSpeedPublicNetwork);
       print ("The public network speed has been modified? " . $result);
       $result = $hardwareServerService->setPrivateNetworkInterfaceSpeed($newSpeedPrivateNetwork);
       print ("The private network speed has been modified? " . $result);
    } catch (Exception $e) {
        # If there was an error returned from the SoftLayer API then bomb out with the
        # error message.
        echo 'Unable to modify networks. :' . $e -> getMessage();


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