November 23, 2017


get_items_from_device_list_using_tags.rb
get_items_from_device_list_using_tags.rb

# Get items from "Portal>Device List" according to tags as filter
#
# Important manual pages:
# see http://sldn.softlayer.com/reference/services/SoftLayer_Search/advancedSearch
#
# license <http://sldn.softlayer.com/article/License>
# author SoftLayer Technologies, Inc. <sldn@softlayer.com>

require 'rubygems'
require 'softlayer_api'

# Your SoftLayer API username.
SL_API_USERNAME = 'set me'

# Your SoftLayer API key.
SL_API_KEY = 'set me'

# Softlayer API public endpoint
API_PUBLIC_ENDPOINT = 'https://api.softlayer.com/xmlrpc/v3.1/'

tag = 'mytag'

softlayer_client = SoftLayer::Client.new(username: SL_API_USERNAME,
                                         api_key: SL_API_KEY,
                                         endpoint_url: API_PUBLIC_ENDPOINT)

search_service = softlayer_client.service_named('SoftLayer_Search')

filter_data = "tagReferences.tag.name:#{tag} "\
              '_objectType:SoftLayer_Hardware,'\
              'SoftLayer_Virtual_Guest,'\
              'SoftLayer_Network_Vlan_Firewall,'\
              'SoftLayer_Network_Application_Delivery_Controller '

begin
  # Display items according to tag filtered:
  result = search_service.advancedSearch(filter_data)
  puts 'Process finished successfully'
  p result
rescue StandardError => e
  raise e
end

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