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{{{ "title": "Update LBaaS", "date": "9-10-2018", "author": "Matt Peterson", "attachments": [] }}}

Updates an LBaaS instance for a given account in a given data center. Calls to this operation must include a token acquired from the authentication endpoint. See the Login API for information on acquiring this token.

When to Use It

Use this API operation when you need to update the name and description of a given load balancer.







URI Parameters

Name Type Description Req.
accountAlias string Short code for a particular account Yes
dataCenter string Short string representing the data center in which the load balancer was created Yes
loadBalancerId string The id of the load balancer. Yes

Content Properties

Name Type Description Req.
name string The intended name of the new instance Yes
description string A short description of the load balancer No



    "name": "ExampleGroup-updated",
    "description": "Example Group for demo purposes"


The response will be the updated load balancer

Entity Definition

Name Type Description
id string ID of the request
name string Name of this load balancer instance
description string A short description of this load balancer
publicIPAddress string The external (public) IP address of the load balancer
pools array Collection of pools configured for this load balancer
status string Status of the load balancer: active, deleted, creating, or failed
accountAlias string The account which owns the load balancer
dataCenter string The data center in which the load balancer resides
creationTime string Date-time stamp of the load balancer creation
deletionTime string Date-time stamp of the load balancer deletion. Will be null if load balancer not in deleted status



    "id": "329a98e6-977a-4c25-a7c8-174209fe1d31",
    "name": "ExampleGroup-updated",
    "description": "Example group for demo purposes",
    "publicIPAddress": "",
    "pools": [],
    "status": "active",
    "accountAlias": "DV01",
    "dataCenter": "NY1",
    "creationTime": 1471902898537,
    "deletionTime": null
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