SoftLayer.network

Network Manager/helpers

license:MIT, see LICENSE for more details.
class SoftLayer.managers.network.NetworkManager(client)[source]

Manage SoftLayer network objects: VLANs, subnets, IPs and rwhois

See product information here: http://www.softlayer.com/networking

Parameters:client (SoftLayer.API.BaseClient) – the client instance
add_global_ip(version=4, test_order=False)[source]

Adds a global IP address to the account.

Parameters:
  • version (int) – Specifies whether this is IPv4 or IPv6
  • test_order (bool) – If true, this will only verify the order.
add_securitygroup_rule(group_id, remote_ip=None, remote_group=None, direction=None, ethertype=None, port_max=None, port_min=None, protocol=None)[source]

Add a rule to a security group

Parameters:
  • group_id (int) – The ID of the security group to add this rule to
  • remote_ip (str) – The remote IP or CIDR to enforce the rule on
  • remote_group (int) – The remote security group ID to enforce the rule on
  • direction (str) – The direction to enforce (egress or ingress)
  • ethertype (str) – The ethertype to enforce (IPv4 or IPv6)
  • port_max (int) – The upper port bound to enforce
  • port_min (int) – The lower port bound to enforce
  • protocol (str) – The protocol to enforce (icmp, udp, tcp)
add_securitygroup_rules(group_id, rules)[source]

Add rules to a security group

Parameters:
  • group_id (int) – The ID of the security group to add the rules to
  • rules (list) – The list of rule dictionaries to add
add_subnet(subnet_type, quantity=None, vlan_id=None, version=4, test_order=False)[source]

Orders a new subnet

Parameters:
  • subnet_type (str) – Type of subnet to add: private, public, global
  • quantity (int) – Number of IPs in the subnet
  • vlan_id (int) – VLAN id for the subnet to be placed into
  • version (int) – 4 for IPv4, 6 for IPv6
  • test_order (bool) – If true, this will only verify the order.
assign_global_ip(global_ip_id, target)[source]

Assigns a global IP address to a specified target.

Parameters:
  • global_ip_id (int) – The ID of the global IP being assigned
  • target (string) – The IP address to assign
attach_securitygroup_component(group_id, component_id)[source]

Attaches a network component to a security group.

Parameters:
  • group_id (int) – The ID of the security group
  • component_id (int) – The ID of the network component to attach
attach_securitygroup_components(group_id, component_ids)[source]

Attaches network components to a security group.

Parameters:
  • group_id (int) – The ID of the security group
  • component_ids (list) – The IDs of the network components to attach
cancel_global_ip(global_ip_id)[source]

Cancels the specified global IP address.

Parameters:id (int) – The ID of the global IP to be cancelled.
cancel_subnet(subnet_id)[source]

Cancels the specified subnet.

Parameters:subnet_id (int) – The ID of the subnet to be cancelled.
create_securitygroup(name=None, description=None)[source]

Creates a security group.

Parameters:
  • name (string) – The name of the security group
  • description (string) – The description of the security group
delete_securitygroup(group_id)[source]

Deletes the specified security group.

Parameters:group_id (int) – The ID of the security group
detach_securitygroup_component(group_id, component_id)[source]

Detaches a network component from a security group.

Parameters:
  • group_id (int) – The ID of the security group
  • component_id (int) – The ID of the component to detach
detach_securitygroup_components(group_id, component_ids)[source]

Detaches network components from a security group.

Parameters:
  • group_id (int) – The ID of the security group
  • component_ids (list) – The IDs of the network components to detach
edit_rwhois(abuse_email=None, address1=None, address2=None, city=None, company_name=None, country=None, first_name=None, last_name=None, postal_code=None, private_residence=None, state=None)[source]

Edit rwhois record.

edit_securitygroup(group_id, name=None, description=None)[source]

Edit security group details.

Parameters:
  • group_id (int) – The ID of the security group
  • name (string) – The name of the security group
  • description (string) – The description of the security group
edit_securitygroup_rule(group_id, rule_id, remote_ip=None, remote_group=None, direction=None, ethertype=None, port_max=None, port_min=None, protocol=None)[source]

Edit a security group rule.

Parameters:
  • group_id (int) – The ID of the security group the rule belongs to
  • rule_id (int) – The ID of the rule to edit
  • remote_ip (str) – The remote IP or CIDR to enforce the rule on
  • remote_group (int) – The remote security group ID to enforce the rule on
  • direction (str) – The direction to enforce (egress or ingress)
  • ethertype (str) – The ethertype to enforce (IPv4 or IPv6)
  • port_max (str) – The upper port bound to enforce
  • port_min (str) – The lower port bound to enforce
  • protocol (str) – The protocol to enforce (icmp, udp, tcp)
get_nas_credentials(identifier, **kwargs)[source]

Returns a list of IDs of VLANs which match the given VLAN name.

Parameters:instance_id (integer) – the instance ID
Returns:A dictionary containing a large amount of information about the specified instance.
get_rwhois()[source]

Returns the RWhois information about the current account.

Returns:A dictionary containing the account’s RWhois information.
get_securitygroup(group_id, **kwargs)[source]

Returns the information about the given security group.

Parameters:id (string) – The ID for the security group
Returns:A diction of information about the security group
get_subnet(subnet_id, **kwargs)[source]

Returns information about a single subnet.

Parameters:id (string) – Either the ID for the subnet or its network identifier
Returns:A dictionary of information about the subnet
get_vlan(vlan_id)[source]

Returns information about a single VLAN.

Parameters:id (int) – The unique identifier for the VLAN
Returns:A dictionary containing a large amount of information about the specified VLAN.
ip_lookup(ip_address)[source]

Looks up an IP address and returns network information about it.

Parameters:ip_address (string) – An IP address. Can be IPv4 or IPv6
Returns:A dictionary of information about the IP
list_global_ips(version=None, identifier=None, **kwargs)[source]

Returns a list of all global IP address records on the account.

Parameters:
  • version (int) – Only returns IPs of this version (4 or 6)
  • identifier (string) – If specified, the list will only contain the global ips matching this network identifier.
list_securitygroup_rules(group_id)[source]

List security group rules associated with a security group.

Parameters:group_id (int) – The security group to list rules for
list_securitygroups(**kwargs)[source]

List security groups.

list_subnets(identifier=None, datacenter=None, version=0, subnet_type=None, network_space=None, **kwargs)[source]

Display a list of all subnets on the account.

This provides a quick overview of all subnets including information about data center residence and the number of devices attached.

Parameters:
  • identifier (string) – If specified, the list will only contain the subnet matching this network identifier.
  • datacenter (string) – If specified, the list will only contain subnets in the specified data center.
  • version (int) – Only returns subnets of this version (4 or 6).
  • subnet_type (string) – If specified, it will only returns subnets of this type.
  • network_space (string) – If specified, it will only returns subnets with the given address space label.
  • **kwargs (dict) – response-level options (mask, limit, etc.)
list_vlans(datacenter=None, vlan_number=None, name=None, **kwargs)[source]

Display a list of all VLANs on the account.

This provides a quick overview of all VLANs including information about data center residence and the number of devices attached.

Parameters:
  • datacenter (string) – If specified, the list will only contain VLANs in the specified data center.
  • vlan_number (int) – If specified, the list will only contain the VLAN matching this VLAN number.
  • name (int) – If specified, the list will only contain the VLAN matching this VLAN name.
  • **kwargs (dict) – response-level options (mask, limit, etc.)
remove_securitygroup_rule(group_id, rule_id)[source]

Remove a rule from a security group.

Parameters:
  • group_id (int) – The ID of the security group
  • rule_id (int) – The ID of the rule to remove
remove_securitygroup_rules(group_id, rules)[source]

Remove rules from a security group.

Parameters:
  • group_id (int) – The ID of the security group
  • rules (list) – The list of IDs to remove
resolve_global_ip_ids(identifier)[source]

Resolve global ip ids.

resolve_subnet_ids(identifier)[source]

Resolve subnet ids.

resolve_vlan_ids(identifier)[source]

Resolve VLAN ids.

summary_by_datacenter()[source]

Summary of the networks on the account, grouped by data center.

The resultant dictionary is primarily useful for statistical purposes. It contains count information rather than raw data. If you want raw information, see the list_vlans() method instead.

Returns:A dictionary keyed by data center with the data containing a set of counts for subnets, hardware, virtual servers, and other objects residing within that data center.
unassign_global_ip(global_ip_id)[source]

Unassigns a global IP address from a target.

Parameters:id (int) – The ID of the global IP being unassigned