October 12, 2015


Find active VMs of specified creator
Retrieves virtual instances (VSIs) belonging to the specified creator. If no user is specified, it uses the username from the SL Client instance.

# Code example of how to list virtual instances from a SoftLayer account.
# You can call the script from the command and provide the username you
# want to filter on. The script expects that you have the SoftLayer gem
# installed and have it configured with the credentials you'd like
# to use with SoftLayer.
# See https://github.com/softlayer/softlayer-ruby/blob/master/lib/softlayer/Config.rb#L11-L44.
#
# You can run the script with the username you'd like to check under
# the account you have configured:
# find_my_active_vms userid
#
# The output of the script is in a csv format with commas as the
# column separator.
require 'softlayer_api'
require 'vine'
require 'csv'

client = SoftLayer::Client.new
account_service = client['Account']
object_mask = 'mask[id,fullyQualifiedDomainName,primaryIpAddress,createDate,billingItem[orderItem[description,order[userRecord[username],id]]]]'

USER_ID = ARGV[0] || client.username

vms = account_service.object_mask(object_mask).getVirtualGuests

csv_string = CSV.generate do |csv|
  csv << ['VM ID', 'Host', 'Public IP', 'Create Date'] # table headers
  vms.each do |vm|
    creator = vm.access('billingItem.orderItem.order.userRecord.username')
    next unless creator == USER_ID
    csv << [vm['id'], vm['fullyQualifiedDomainName'], vm['primaryIpAddress'], vm['createDate']]
  end
end

puts csv_string

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