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this_get

Returns the HTTP::Response object as default. If 'str' is used as mode it returns the response string or the resonse status line.

this_post

Returns the HTTP::Response object as default. If 'str' is used as mode it returns the response string or the resonse status line.

Vultr API methods

account_info

GET - account Retrieve information about the current account

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/account/info?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: { "balance": "-5519.11", "pending_charges": "57.03", "last_payment_date": "2014-07-18 15:31:01", "last_payment_amount": "-1.00" }

Parameters: No Parameters

os_list

GET - public Retrieve a list of available operating systems. If the 'windows' flag is true, a Windows licenses will be included with the instance, which will increase the cost.

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/os/list

Example Response: { "127": { "OSID": "127", "name": "CentOS 6 x64", "arch": "x64", "family": "centos", "windows": false }, "148": { "OSID": "148", "name": "Ubuntu 12.04 i386", "arch": "i386", "family": "ubuntu", "windows": false } }

Parameters: No Parameters

iso_list

GET - account List all ISOs currently available on this account

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/iso/list?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: { "24": { "ISOID": 24, "date_created": "2014-04-01 14:10:09", "filename": "CentOS-6.5-x86_64-minimal.iso", "size": 9342976, "md5sum": "ec0669895a250f803e1709d0402fc411" } }

Parameters: No Parameters

plans_list

GET - public Retrieve a list of all active plans. Plans that are no longer available will not be shown. The 'windows' field is no longer in use, and will always be false. Windows licenses will be automatically added to any plan as necessary.

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/plans/list

Example Response: { "1": { "VPSPLANID": "1", "name": "Starter", "vcpu_count": "1", "ram": "512", "disk": "20", "bandwidth": "1", "price_per_month": "5.00", "windows": false }, "2": { "VPSPLANID": "2", "name": "Basic", "vcpu_count": "1", "ram": "1024", "disk": "30", "bandwidth": "2", "price_per_month": "8.00", "windows": false } }

Parameters: No Parameters

regions_availability

GET - public Retrieve a list of the PLANIDs currently available in this location.

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/regions/availability?DCID=1 Example Response: [ 40, 11, 45, 29, 41, 61 ] Parameters: DCID integer Location to check availability of

regions_list

GET - public Retrieve a list of all active regions. Note that just because a region is listed here, does not mean that there is room for new servers.

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/regions/list

Example Response: { "1": { "DCID": "1", "name": "New Jersey", "country": "US", "continent": "North America", "state": "NJ" }, "2": { "DCID": "2", "name": "Chicago", "country": "US", "continent": "North America", "state": "IL" } }

Parameters: No Parameters

server_bandwidth

GET - account Get the bandwidth used by a virtual machine

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/bandwidth?api_key=EXAMPLE&SUBID=576965

Example Response: { "incoming_bytes": [ [ "2014-06-10", "81072581" ], [ "2014-06-11", "222387466" ], [ "2014-06-12", "216885232" ], [ "2014-06-13", "117262318" ] ], "outgoing_bytes": [ [ "2014-06-10", "4059610" ], [ "2014-06-11", "13432380" ], [ "2014-06-12", "2455005" ], [ "2014-06-13", "1106963" ] ] }

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call.

server_create

POST - account Create a new virtual machine. You will start being billed for this immediately. The response only contains the SUBID for the new machine. You should use v1/server/list to poll and wait for the machine to be created (as this does not happen instantly).

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/create?api_key=APIKEY DCID=1 VPSPLANID=1 OSID=127

Example Response: { "SUBID": "1312965" }

Parameters: DCID integer Location to create this virtual machine in. See v1/regions/list VPSPLANID integer Plan to use when creating this virtual machine. See v1/plans/list OSID integer Operating system to use. See v1/os/list ipxe_chain_url string (optional) If you've selected the 'custom' operating system, this can be set to chainload the specified URL on bootup, via iPXE ISOID string (optional) If you've selected the 'custom' operating system, this is the ID of a specific ISO to mount during the deployment SCRIPTID integer (optional) If you've not selected a 'custom' operating system, this can be the SCRIPTID of a startup script to execute on boot. See v1/startupscript/list SNAPSHOTID string (optional) If you've selected the 'snapshot' operating system, this should be the SNAPSHOTID (see v1/snapshot/list) to restore for the initial installation enable_ipv6 string (optional) 'yes' or 'no'. If yes, an IPv6 subnet will be assigned to the machine (where available) enable_private_network string (optional) 'yes' or 'no'. If yes, private networking support will be added to the new server. label string (optional) This is a text label that will be shown in the control panel SSHKEYID string (optional) List of SSH keys to apply to this server on install (only valid for Linux/FreeBSD). See v1/sshkey/list. Seperate keys with commas auto_backups string (optional) 'yes' or 'no'. If yes, automatic backups will be enabled for this server (these have an extra charge associated with them)

server_destroy

POST - account Destroy (delete) a virtual machine. All data will be permanently lost, and the IP address will be released. There is no going back from this call.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/destroy?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call.

server_create_ipv4

POST - account Add a new IPv4 address to a server. You will start being billed for this immediately. The server will be rebooted unless you specify otherwise. You must reboot the server before the IPv4 address can be configured.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/create_ipv4?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call. reboot string (optional, default 'yes') 'yes' or 'no'. If yes, the server is rebooted immediately.

server_destroy_ipv4

POST - account Removes a secondary IPv4 address from a server. Your server will be hard-restarted. We suggest halting the machine gracefully before removing IPs.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/destroy_ipv4?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call. ip string IPv4 address to remove.

server_halt

POST - account Halt a virtual machine. This is a hard power off (basically, unplugging the machine). The data on the machine will not be modified, and you will still be billed for the machine. To completely delete a machine, see v1/server/destroy

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/halt?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call.

server_label_set

POST - account Set the label of a virtual machine.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/label_set?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call. label string This is a text label that will be shown in the control panel.

server_list

GET - account List all active or pending virtual machines on the current account. The 'status' field represents the status of the subscription and will be one of pending|active|suspended|closed. If the status is 'active', you can check 'power_status' to determine if the VPS is powered on or not. The API does not provide any way to determine if the initial installation has completed or not.

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/list?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: { "576965": { "SUBID": "576965", "os": "CentOS 6 x64", "ram": "4096 MB", "disk": "Virtual 60 GB", "main_ip": "123.123.123.123", "vcpu_count": "2", "location": "New Jersey", "DCID": "1", "default_password": "nreqnusibni", "date_created": "2013-12-19 14:45:41", "pending_charges": "46.67", "status": "active", "cost_per_month": "10.05", "current_bandwidth_gb": 131.512, "allowed_bandwidth_gb": "1000", "netmask_v4": "255.255.255.248", "gateway_v4": "123.123.123.1", "power_status": "running", "VPSPLANID": "28", "v6_network": "2001:DB8:1000::", "v6_main_ip": "2001:DB8:1000::100", "v6_network_size": "64", "label": "my new server", "internal_ip": "10.99.0.10", "kvm_url": "https://my.vultr.com/subs/novnc/api.php?data=eawxFVZw2mXnhGUV", "auto_backups": "yes" } }

Parameters: SUBID integer (optional) Unique identifier of a subscription. Only the subscription object will be returned.

server_list_ipv4

GET - account List the IPv4 information of a virtual machine. IP information is only available for virtual machines in the "active" state.

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/list_ipv4?api_key=EXAMPLE&SUBID=576965

Example Response: { "576965": [ { "ip": "123.123.123.123", "netmask": "255.255.255.248", "gateway": "123.123.123.1", "type": "main_ip", "reverse": "123.123.123.123.example.com" }, { "ip": "123.123.123.124", "netmask": "255.255.255.248", "gateway": "123.123.123.1", "type": "secondary_ip", "reverse": "123.123.123.124.example.com" }, { "ip": "10.99.0.10", "netmask": "255.255.0.0", "gateway": "", "type": "private", "reverse": "" } ] }

Parameters: SUBID integer

server_list_ipv6

GET - account List the IPv6 information of a virtual machine. IP information is only available for virtual machines in the "active" state. If the virtual machine does not have IPv6 enabled, then an empty array is returned.

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/list_ipv6?api_key=EXAMPLE&SUBID=576965

Example Response: { "576965": [ { "ip": "2001:DB8:1000::100", "network": "2001:DB8:1000::", "network_size": "64", "type": "main_ip" } ] }

Parameters: SUBID integer

os_change

POST - account Changes the operating system of a virtual machine. All data will be permanently lost.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/os_change?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call. OSID integer Operating system to use. See /v1/server/os_change_list.

server_os_change_list

GET - account Retrieves a list of operating systems to which this server can be changed.

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/os_change_list?api_key=EXAMPLE&SUBID=576965

Example Response: { "127": { "OSID": "127", "name": "CentOS 6 x64", "arch": "x64", "family": "centos", "windows": false, "surcharge": "0.00" }, "148": { "OSID": "148", "name": "Ubuntu 12.04 i386", "arch": "i386", "family": "ubuntu", "windows": false, "surcharge": "0.00" } }

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call.

server_reboot

POST - account Reboot a virtual machine. This is a hard reboot (basically, unplugging the machine).

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/reboot?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call.

server_reinstall

POST - account Reinstall the operating system on a virtual machine. All data will be permanently lost, but the IP address will remain the same There is no going back from this call.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/reinstall?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call.

server_restore_backup

POST - account Restore the specificed backup to the virtual machine. Any data already on the virtual machine will be lost.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/restore_backup?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call. BACKUPID string BACKUPID (see v1/backup/list) to restore to this instance

server_restore_snapshot

POST - account Restore the specificed snapshot to the virtual machine. Any data already on the virtual machine will be lost.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/restore_snapshot?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call. SNAPSHOTID string SNAPSHOTID (see v1/snapshot/list) to restore to this instance

server_reverse_default_ipv4

POST - account Set a reverse DNS entry for an IPv4 address of a virtual machine to the original setting. Upon success, DNS changes may take 6-12 hours to become active.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/reverse_default_ipv4?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call. ip string IPv4 address used in the reverse DNS update. These can be found with the v1/server/list_ipv4 call.

server_reverse_delete_ipv6

POST - account Remove a reverse DNS entry for an IPv6 address of a virtual machine. Upon success, DNS changes may take 6-12 hours to become active.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/reverse_delete_ipv6?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call. ip string IPv6 address used in the reverse DNS update. These can be found with the v1/server/reverse_list_ipv6 call.

server_reverse_list_ipv6

GET - account List the IPv6 reverse DNS entries of a virtual machine. Reverse DNS entries are only available for virtual machines in the "active" state. If the virtual machine does not have IPv6 enabled, then an empty array is returned.

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/reverse_list_ipv6?api_key=EXAMPLE&SUBID=576965 Example Response: { "576965": [ { "ip": "2001:DB8:1000::101", "reverse": "host1.example.com" }, { "ip": "2001:DB8:1000::102", "reverse": "host2.example.com" } ] } Parameters: SUBID integer

server_reverse_set_ipv4

POST - account Set a reverse DNS entry for an IPv4 address of a virtual machine. Upon success, DNS changes may take 6-12 hours to become active.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/reverse_set_ipv4?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call. ip string IPv4 address used in the reverse DNS update. These can be found with the v1/server/list_ipv4 call. entry string reverse DNS entry.

server_reverse_set_ipv6

POST - account Set a reverse DNS entry for an IPv6 address of a virtual machine. Upon success, DNS changes may take 6-12 hours to become active.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/reverse_set_ipv6?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call. ip string IPv6 address used in the reverse DNS update. These can be found with the v1/server/list_ipv6 or v1/server/reverse_list_ipv6 calls. entry string reverse DNS entry.

POST - account Start a virtual machine. If the machine is already running, it will be restarted.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/server/start?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SUBID integer Unique identifier for this subscription. These can be found using the v1/server/list call.

snapshot_create

POST - account Create a snapshot from an existing virtual machine. The virtual machine does not need to be stopped.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/snapshot/create?api_key=APIKEY SUBID=1312965

Example Response: { "SNAPSHOTID": "544e52f31c706" }

Parameters: SUBID integer Identifier of the virtual machine to create a snapshot from. See v1/server/list description string (optional) Description of snapshot contents

snapshot_destroy

POST - account Destroy (delete) a snapshot. There is no going back from this call.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/snapshot/destroy?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SNAPSHOTID string Unique identifier for this snapshot. These can be found using the v1/snapshot/list call.

snapshot_list

GET - account List all snapshots on the current account

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/snapshot/list?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: { "5359435d28b9a": { "SNAPSHOTID": "5359435d28b9a", "date_created": "2014-04-18 12:40:40", "description": "Test snapshot", "size": "42949672960", "status": "complete" }, "5359435dc1df3": { "SNAPSHOTID": "5359435dc1df3", "date_created": "2014-04-22 16:11:46", "description": "", "size": "10000000", "status": "complete" } }

Parameters: No Parameters

sshkey_create

POST - account Create a new SSH Key

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/sshkey/create?api_key=APIKEY name="test SSH key" ssh_key="ssh-rsa AA... test@example.com"

Example Response: { "SSHKEYID": "541b4960f23bd" }

Parameters: name string Name of the SSH key ssh_key string SSH public key (in authorized_keys format)

sshkey_destroy

POST - account Remove a SSH key. Note that this will not remove the key from any machines that already have it.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/sshkey/destroy?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SSHKEYID string Unique identifier for this SSH key. These can be found using the v1/sshkey/list call.

sshkey_list

GET - account List all the SSH keys on the current account

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/sshkey/list?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: { "541b4960f23bd": { "SSHKEYID": "541b4960f23bd", "date_created": null, "name": "test", "ssh_key": "ssh-rsa AA... test@example.com" } }

Parameters: No Parameters

POST - account Update an existing SSH Key. Note that this will only update newly installed machines (machines installed after the update of the key). The key will not be updated on any existing machines.

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/sshkey/update?api_key=APIKEY SSHKEYID="541b4960f23bd" name="new key name" ssh_key="ssh-rsa AA... someother@example.com"

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SSHKEYID string SSHKEYID of key to update (see /v1/sshkey/list) name string (optional) New name for the SSH key ssh_key string (optional) New SSH key contents

startupscript_create

POST - account Create a startup script

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/startupscript/create?api_key=APIKEY name="my first script" script="#!/bin/bash\necho hello world > /root/hello"

Example Response: { "SCRIPTID": 5 }

Parameters: name string Name of the newly created startup script script string Startup script contents type string boot|pxe Type of startup script. Default is 'boot'

startupscript_destroy

POST - account Remove a startup script

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/startupscript/destroy?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SCRIPTID string Unique identifier for this startup script. These can be found using the v1/startupscript/list call.

startupscript_list

GET - account List all startup scripts on the current account. 'boot' type scripts are executed by the server's operating system on the first boot. 'pxe' type scripts are executed by iPXE when the server itself starts up.

Example Request: GET https://api.vultr.com/v1/startupscript/list?api_key=EXAMPLE

Example Response: { "3": { "SCRIPTID": "3", "date_created": "2014-05-21 15:27:18", "date_modified": "2014-05-21 15:27:18", "name": "test ", "type": "boot", "script": "#!/bin/bash echo Hello World > /root/hello" }, "5": { "SCRIPTID": "5", "date_created": "2014-08-22 15:27:18", "date_modified": "2014-09-22 15:27:18", "name": "test ", "type": "pxe", "script": "#!ipxe\necho Hello World\nshell" } }

Parameters: No Parameters

startupscript_update

POST - account Update an existing startup script

Example Request: POST https://api.vultr.com/v1/startupscript/update?api_key=APIKEY SCRIPTID=5 name="my first script" script="#!/bin/bash\necho hello world > /root/hello"

Example Response: No response, check HTTP result code

Parameters: SCRIPTID integer SCRIPTID of script to update (see /v1/startupscript/list) name string (optional) New name for the startup script script string (optional) New startup script contents

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