Reloads operating system configuration on a set of hardware Ids.


Reloads current or customer specified operating system configuration.

This service has a confirmation protocol for proceeding with the reload. To proceed with the reload without confirmation, simply pass in ‘FORCE’ as the token parameter. To proceed with the reload with confirmation, simply call the service with no parameter. A token string will be returned by this service. The token will remain active for 10 minutes. Use this token as the parameter to confirm that a reload is to be performed for the server.

As a precaution, we strongly recommend backing up all data before reloading the operating system. The reload will format the primary disk and will reconfigure the server to the current specifications on record.

The reload will take AT MINIMUM 66 minutes.


Name Type Description
hardwareIds array of strings List of hardware ids for operating system reload.
token string The token returned by this service as a confirmation to proceed with the reload.
config SoftLayer_Container_Hardware_Server_Configuration The new server configuration for the reload.

Required Headers

  • authenticate

Optional Headers

Return Values