November 23, 2017


create_password.py
create_password.py

"""
Create a new password for a device.

Important manual pages:
http://sldn.softlayer.com/reference/services/SoftLayer_Software_Component_Password
http://sldn.softlayer.com/reference/services/SoftLayer_Software_Component_Password/createObject
http://sldn.softlayer.com/reference/datatypes/SoftLayer_Software_Component_Password/

License: http://sldn.softlayer.com/article/License
Author: SoftLayer Technologies, Inc. <sldn@softlayer.com>
"""

import SoftLayer
import json

# Your SoftLayer API username and key.
USERNAME = 'set me'
API_KEY = 'set me'

# The software component id which contains the password.
softwareId = 7946585

username = "newUser2"
password = "newPass"

# optional field
notes = "my optional note"

client = SoftLayer.Client(username=USERNAME, api_key=API_KEY)
passwordService = client['SoftLayer_Software_Component_Password']

# Build a SoftLayer_Software_Component_Password object
templatePass = {
    "username": username,
    "password": password,
    "notes": notes,
    "softwareId": softwareId
}

try:
    result = passwordService.createObject(templatePass)
    print(json.dumps(result, sort_keys=True, indent=2, separators=(',', ': ')))
except SoftLayer.SoftLayerAPIError as e:
    print("Unable to create the password. faultCode=%s, faultString=%s" % (e.faultCode, e.faultString))
    exit(1)

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