October 2, 2017


Create, get, edit and delete Security Groups
Examples of how to create, get, edit and delete Security Groups.

Create Security Group

Operation: POST

URL: SoftLayer_Network_SecurityGroup

Example CURL:

$ curl --user "$SOFTLAYER_USERNAME:$SOFTLAYER_API_KEY" -k -X POST 'https://api.softlayer.com/rest/v3/SoftLayer_Network_SecurityGroup' -d '{"parameters": [{"name": "some name","description":"some description"}]}'

Example Response:

{
    "createDate": "2017-10-11T11:04:42-05:00",
    "description": "some description",
    "id": 123456,
    "modifyDate": null,
    "name": "some name"
}

Get Security Group

Operation: GET

URL: SoftLayer_Network_SecurityGroup/{securitygroup_id}

Example CURL:

$ curl --user "$SOFTLAYER_USERNAME:$SOFTLAYER_API_KEY" -k -X GET 'https://api.softlayer.com/rest/v3/SoftLayer_Network_SecurityGroup/123456'

Example Response:

{
    "createDate": "2017-10-11T11:04:42-05:00",
    "description": "some description",
    "id": 123456,
    "modifyDate": null,
    "name": "some name"
}

Edit Security Group

Operation: PUT

URL: SoftLayer_Network_SecurityGroup/{securitygroup_id}

Example CURL:

$ curl --user "$SOFTLAYER_USERNAME:$SOFTLAYER_API_KEY" -k -X PUT 'https://api.softlayer.com/rest/v3/SoftLayer_Network_SecurityGroup/123456' -d '{"parameters": [{"description": "new description"}]}'

Example Response:

true

Delete Security Group

Operation: DELETE

URL: SoftLayer_Network_SecurityGroup/{securitygroup_id}

Example CURL:

$ curl --user "$SOFTLAYER_USERNAME:$SOFTLAYER_API_KEY" -k -X DELETE 'https://api.softlayer.com/rest/v3/SoftLayer_Network_SecurityGroup/123456'

Example Response:

true

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