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Fog::profitbricks

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Module for the 'fog' gem to support ProfitBricks Cloud API.

Table of Contents

Getting Started

Before you begin, you will need to have signed up for a ProfitBricks account. The credentials you create during sign-up will be used to authenticate against the API.

For more information on ProfitBricks REST API, visit the API documentation page.

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'fog-profitbricks'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install fog-profitbricks

Authentication

Provide your credentials when creating a compute object:

compute = Fog::Compute.new(:provider => 'ProfitBricks', :profitbricks_username => 'username', :profitbricks_password => 'password')

Operations

Data Centers

Virtual Data Centers (VDCs) are the foundation of the ProfitBricks platform. VDCs act as logical containers for all other objects you will be creating, e.g., servers. You can provision as many data centers as you want. Data centers have their own private network and are logically segmented from each other to create isolation.

List Data Centers

compute.datacenters.all

Retrieve a Data Center

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
compute.datacenters.get('datacenter_id')

Create a Data Center

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
name string The name of the data center. Yes
location string The physical location where the data center will be created. This will be where all of your servers live. Yes
name string A description for the data center, e.g. staging, production. No

The following table outlines the locations currently supported:

VALUE COUNTRY CITY
us/las United States Las Vegas
us/ewr United States Newark
de/fra Germany Frankfurt
de/fkb Germany Karlsruhe
datacenter = compute.datacenters.create(:name => 'My data center', :location => 'us/las', :description => 'My data center description')

NOTES:

  • The value for name cannot contain the following characters: (@, /, , |, ‘’, ‘).
  • You cannot change a data center's location once it has been provisioned.

Update a Data Center

After retrieving a data center, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can change it's properties and call the update method:

datacenter.name = 'My data center updated name'
datacenter.update

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
name string The new name of the data center. No
description string The new description of the data center. No

Delete a Data Center

This will remove all objects within the data center and remove the data center object itself.

NOTE: This is a highly destructive operation which should be used with extreme caution.

datacenter.delete

Locations

Locations represent regions where you can provision your Virtual Data Centers.

List Locations

compute.locations.all

Get a Location

Retrieves the attributes of a given location.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
location_id string The resource's unique identifier consisting of country/city. Yes
compute.locations.get('us/las')

Servers

List Servers

You can retrieve a list of all servers within a data center.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
compute.servers.all('datacenter_id')

Retrieve a Server

Returns information about a server such as its configuration, provisioning status, etc.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')

Create a Server

Creates a server within an existing data center. You can configure additional properties such as specifying a boot volume and connecting the server to an existing LAN.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
name string The hostname of the server. Yes
cores int The total number of cores for the server. Yes
ram int The amount of memory for the server in MB, e.g. 2048. Size must be specified in multiples of 256 MB with a minimum of 256 MB; however, if you set ramHotPlug to TRUE then you must use a minimum of 1024 MB. Yes
availabilityZone string The availability zone in which the server should exist. No
licenceType string Sets the OS type of the server. If undefined the OS type will be inherited from the boot image or boot volume. No*
bootVolume string Reference to a Volume used for booting. If not ‘null’ then bootCdrom has to be ‘null’. No
bootCdrom string Reference to a CD-ROM used for booting. If not 'null' then bootVolume has to be 'null'. No
volumes collection A collection of volume IDs that you want to connect to the server. If the volume does not exist it will be created implicitly. No
nics collection A collection of NICs you wish to create at the time the server is provisioned. No
cpuFamily string Sets the CPU type. "AMD_OPTERON" or "INTEL_XEON". Defaults to "AMD_OPTERON". No

The following table outlines the various licence types you can define:

LICENCE TYPE COMMENT
WINDOWS You must specify this if you are using your own, custom Windows image due to Microsoft's licensing terms.
WINDOWS2016 You must specify this if you are using your own, custom Windows image due to Microsoft's licensing terms.
LINUX
UNKNOWN If you are using an image uploaded to your account your OS Type will inherit as UNKNOWN.

The following table outlines the availability zones currently supported:

LICENCE TYPE COMMENT
AUTO Automatically Selected Zone
ZONE_1 Fire Zone 1
ZONE_2 Fire Zone 2
compute.servers.create(:datacenter_id => 'datacenter_id', :name => 'My server', :cores => 2, :ram => 2048, :availability_zone => 'AUTO', :licence_type => 'LINUX')

NOTE: When creating a volume, you must specify either the licence_type or an image.


Update a Server

Perform updates to attributes of a server.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
name string The name of the server. No
cores int The number of cores for the server. No
ram int The amount of memory in the server. No
availabilityZone string The new availability zone for the server. No
licenceType string The licence type for the server. No
bootVolume string Reference to a Volume used for booting. If not ‘null’ then bootCdrom has to be ‘null’ No
bootCdrom string Reference to a CD-ROM used for booting. If not 'null' then bootVolume has to be 'null'. No

After retrieving a server, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can change it's properties and call the update method:

server = compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')
server.name = 'Updated server name'
server.ram = 1024
server.update

Delete a Server

This will remove a server from a data center. NOTE: This will not automatically remove the storage volume(s) attached to a server. A separate API call is required to perform that action.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes

After retrieving a server, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the delete method directly on the object:

server = compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')
server.delete

List Attached Volumes

Retrieves a list of volumes attached to the server.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes

After retrieving a server, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the get_volumes method directly on the object:

server = compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')
server.get_volumes

Attach a Volume

This will attach a pre-existing storage volume to the server.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
storage-id string The unique ID of a storage volume. Yes

After retrieving a server, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the attach_volume method directly on the object:

server = compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')
server.attach_volume('storage-id')

Retrieve an Attached Volume

This will retrieve the properties of an attached volume.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
volume-id string The unique ID of the attached volume. Yes

After retrieving a server, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the get_attached_volume method directly on the object:

server = compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')
server.get_attached_volume('volume-id')

Detach a Volume

This will detach the volume from the server. Depending on the volume "hot_unplug" settings, this may result in the server being rebooted.

This will NOT delete the volume from your data center. You will need to make a separate request to delete a volume.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
volume-id string The unique ID of the attached volume. Yes

After retrieving a server, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the detach_volume method directly on the object:

server = compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')
server.detach_volume('volume-id')

List Attached CD-ROMs

Retrieves a list of CD-ROMs attached to the server.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes

After retrieving a server, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the get_cdroms method directly on the object:

server = compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')
server.get_cdroms

Attach a CD-ROM

You can attach a CD-ROM to an existing server.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
cdrom-image-id string The unique ID of a CD-ROM. Yes

After retrieving a server, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the attach_cdrom method directly on the object:

server = compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')
server.attach_cdrom('cdrom-image-id')

Retrieve an Attached CD-ROM

You can retrieve a specific CD-ROM attached to the server.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
cdrom-id string The unique ID of the attached CD-ROM. Yes

After retrieving a server, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the get_attached_cdrom method directly on the object:

server = compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')
server.get_attached_cdrom('cdrom-id')

Detach a CD-ROM

This will detach a CD-ROM from the server.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
cdrom-id string The unique ID of the attached CD-ROM. Yes

After retrieving a server, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the detach_cdrom method directly on the object:

server = compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')
server.detach_cdrom('cdrom-id')

Reboot a Server

This will force a hard reboot of the server. Do not use this method if you want to gracefully reboot the machine. This is the equivalent of powering off the machine and turning it back on.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes

After retrieving a server, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the reboot method directly on the object:

server = compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')
server.reboot

Start a Server

This will start a server. If the server's public IP was deallocated then a new IP will be assigned.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes

After retrieving a server, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the start method directly on the object:

server = compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')
server.start

Stop a Server

This will stop a server. The machine will be forcefully powered off, billing will cease, and the public IP, if one is allocated, will be deallocated.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes

After retrieving a server, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the stop method directly on the object:

server = compute.servers.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id')
server.stop

Volumes

List Volumes

Retrieve a list of volumes within the data center. If you want to retrieve a list of volumes attached to a server please see the Servers section for examples on how to do so.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
compute.volumes.all('datacenter_id')

Get a Volume

Retrieves the attributes of a given volume.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
volume-id string The unique ID of the volume. Yes
compute.volumes.get('datacenter_id', 'volume-id')

Create a Volume

Creates a volume within the data center. This will NOT attach the volume to a server. Please see the Servers section for details on how to attach storage volumes.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
name string The name of the volume. No
size int The size of the volume in GB. Yes
bus string The bus type of the volume (VIRTIO or IDE). Default: VIRTIO. No
image string The image or snapshot ID. Yes*
type string The volume type, HDD or SSD. Yes
licenceType string The licence type of the volume. Options: LINUX, WINDOWS, WINDOWS2016, UNKNOWN, OTHER Yes*
imagePassword string One-time password is set on the Image for the appropriate account. This field may only be set in creation requests. When reading, it always returns null. Password has to contain 8-50 characters. Only these characters are allowed: [abcdefghjkmnpqrstuvxABCDEFGHJKLMNPQRSTUVX23456789] Yes*
sshKeys string SSH keys to allow access to the volume via SSH Yes*
availabilityZone string The storage availability zone assigned to the volume. Valid values: AUTO, ZONE_1, ZONE_2, or ZONE_3. This only applies to HDD volumes. Leave blank or set to AUTO when provisioning SSD volumes. No

*You will need to provide either the image or the licenceType parameters. licenceType is required, but if image is supplied, it is already set and cannot be changed. Similarly either the imagePassword or sshKeys parameters need to be supplied when creating a volume. We recommend setting a valid value for imagePassword even when using sshKeys so that it is possible to authenticate using the remote console feature of the DCD.

volume = compute.volumes.create(:datacenter_id => 'datacenter_id', :size => 5, :type => 'HDD', :licence_type => 'LINUX')

Update a Volume

You can update -- in full or partially -- various attributes on the volume; however, some restrictions are in place:

You can increase the size of an existing storage volume. You cannot reduce the size of an existing storage volume. The volume size will be increased without reboot if the hot plug settings have been set to true. The additional capacity is not added to any partition therefore you will need to partition it afterwards. Once you have increased the volume size you cannot decrease the volume size.

Since an existing volume is being modified , none of the request parameters are specifically required as long as the changes being made satisfy the requirements for creating a volume.

After retrieving a volume, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can change it's properties and call the update method:

volume = compute.volumes.get('datacenter_id', 'volume-id')
volume.name = 'My volume'
volume.update

Delete a Volume

Deletes the specified volume. This will result in the volume being removed from your data center. Use this with caution.

After retrieving a volume, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the delete method directly on the object:

volume = compute.volumes.get('datacenter_id', 'volume-id')
volume.delete

Create a Volume Snapshot

Creates a snapshot of a volume within the data center. You can use a snapshot to create a new storage volume or to restore a storage volume.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
name string The name of the snapshot.
description string The description of the snapshot.

After retrieving a volume, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the create_snapshot method directly on the object:

volume = compute.volumes.get('datacenter_id', 'volume-id')
volume.create_snapshot('My snapshot', 'My snapshot description')

Restore a Volume Snapshot

This will restore a snapshot onto a volume. A snapshot is created as just another image that can be used to create new volumes or to restore an existing volume.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
snapshotId string The ID of the snapshot. Yes

After retrieving a volume, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the restore_snapshot method directly on the object:

volume = compute.volumes.get('datacenter_id', 'volume-id')
volume.restore_snapshot('snapshotId')

Snapshots

List Snapshots

You can retrieve a list of all snapshots.

compute.snapshots.all

Get a Snapshot

Retrieves the attributes of a specific snapshot.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
snapshotId string The ID of the snapshot. Yes
compute.snapshots.get('snapshotId')

Update a Snapshot

Perform updates to attributes of a snapshot.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
snapshotId string The ID of the snapshot. Yes
name string The name of the snapshot.
description string The description of the snapshot.
cpuHotPlug bool This volume is capable of CPU hot plug (no reboot required)
cpuHotUnplug bool This volume is capable of CPU hot unplug (no reboot required)
ramHotPlug bool This volume is capable of memory hot plug (no reboot required)
ramHotUnplug bool This volume is capable of memory hot unplug (no reboot required)
nicHotPlug bool This volume is capable of NIC hot plug (no reboot required)
nicHotUnplug bool This volume is capable of NIC hot unplug (no reboot required)
discVirtioHotPlug bool This volume is capable of Virt-IO drive hot plug (no reboot required)
discVirtioHotUnplug bool This volume is capable of Virt-IO drive hot unplug (no reboot required)
discScsiHotPlug bool This volume is capable of SCSI drive hot plug (no reboot required)
discScsiHotUnplug bool This volume is capable of SCSI drive hot unplug (no reboot required)
licencetype string The snapshot's licence type: LINUX, WINDOWS, WINDOWS2016, or UNKNOWN.

After retrieving a snapshot, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can change it's properties and call the update method:

snapshot = compute.snapshots.get('snapshotId')
snapshot.name = 'Updated snapshot name'
snapshot.description = 'Updated snapshot description'
snapshot.nic_hot_plug = true
snapshot.nic_hot_unplug = true
snapshot.update

Delete a Snapshot

Deletes the specified snapshot.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
snapshotId string The ID of the snapshot. Yes

After retrieving a snapshot, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the delete method directly on the object:

snapshot = compute.snapshots.get('snapshotId')
snapshot.delete

Load Balancers

List Load Balancers

Retrieve a list of load balancers within the data center.

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
compute.load_balancers.all('datacenter_id')

Get a Load Balancer

Retrieves the attributes of a given load balancer.

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
load_balancer_id string The unique ID of the load balancer. Yes
compute.load_balancers.get('datacenter_id', 'load_balancer_id')

Create a Load Balancer

Creates a load balancer within the data center. Load balancers can be used for public or private IP traffic.

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
name string The name of the load balancer. Yes
ip string IPv4 address of the load balancer. All attached NICs will inherit this IP. No
dhcp bool Indicates if the load balancer will reserve an IP using DHCP. No
balancednics string collection List of NICs taking part in load-balancing. All balanced nics inherit the IP of the load balancer. No
compute.load_balancers.create(:datacenter_id => 'datacenter_id', :name => 'My load balancer')

Update a Load Balancer

Perform updates to attributes of a load balancer.

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
name string The name of the load balancer. No
ip string The IP of the load balancer. No
dhcp bool Indicates if the load balancer will reserve an IP using DHCP. No

After retrieving a load balancer, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can change it's properties and call the update method:

load_balancer = compute.load_balancers.get('datacenter_id', 'load_balancer_id')
load_balancer.name = 'Updated load balancer name'
load_balancer.update

Delete a Load Balancer

Deletes the specified load balancer.

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
load_balancer_id string The unique ID of the load balancer. Yes

After retrieving a load balancer, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the delete method directly on the object:

load_balancer = compute.load_balancers.get('datacenter_id', 'load_balancer_id')
load_balancer.delete

List Load Balanced NICs

This will retrieve a list of NICs associated with the load balancer.

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
load_balancer_id string The unique ID of the load balancer. Yes

After retrieving a load balancer, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the get_nics method directly on the object:

load_balancer = compute.load_balancers.get('datacenter_id', 'load_balancer_id')
load_balancer.get_nics

Get a Load Balanced NIC

Retrieves the attributes of a given load balanced NIC.

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
load_balancer_id string The unique ID of the load balancer. Yes
nic_id string The unique ID of the load balancer. Yes

After retrieving a load balancer, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the get_nic method directly on the object:

load_balancer = compute.load_balancers.get('datacenter_id', 'load_balancer_id')
load_balancer.get_nic('nic_id')

Associate NIC to a Load Balancer

This will associate a NIC to a Load Balancer, enabling the NIC to participate in load-balancing.

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
load_balancer_id string The unique ID of the load balancer. Yes
nic_id string The unique ID of the load balancer. Yes

After retrieving a load balancer, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the associate_nic method directly on the object:

load_balancer = compute.load_balancers.get('datacenter_id', 'load_balancer_id')
load_balancer.associate_nic('nic_id')

Remove a NIC Association

Removes the association of a NIC with a load balancer.

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
load_balancer_id string The unique ID of the load balancer. Yes
nic_id string The unique ID of the load balancer. Yes

After retrieving a load balancer, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the remove_nic_association method directly on the object:

load_balancer = compute.load_balancers.get('datacenter_id', 'load_balancer_id')
load_balancer.remove_nic_association('nic_id')

Firewall Rules

List Firewall Rules

Retrieves a list of firewall rules associated with a particular NIC.

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server_id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
nic_id string The unique ID of the NIC. Yes
compute.firewall_rules.all('datacenter_id', 'server_id', 'nic_id')

Get a Firewall Rule

Retrieves the attributes of a given firewall rule.

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server_id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
nic_id string The unique ID of the NIC. Yes
firewall_rule_id string The unique ID of the firewall rule. Yes
fwr = compute.firewall_rules.get('datacenter_id', 'server_id', 'nic_id', 'firewall_rule_id')

Create a Firewall Rule

This will add a firewall rule to the NIC.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server_id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
nic_id string The unique ID of the NIC. Yes
name string The name of the Firewall Rule.
protocol string The protocol for the rule: TCP, UDP, ICMP, ANY. Yes
sourceMac string Only traffic originating from the respective MAC address is allowed. Valid format: aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff. Value null allows all source MAC address.
sourceIp string Only traffic originating from the respective IPv4 address is allowed. Value null allows all source IPs.
targetIp string In case the target NIC has multiple IP addresses, only traffic directed to the respective IP address of the NIC is allowed. Value null allows all target IPs.
portRangeStart string Defines the start range of the allowed port (from 1 to 65534) if protocol TCP or UDP is chosen. Leave portRangeStart and portRangeEnd value null to allow all ports.
portRangeEnd string Defines the end range of the allowed port (from 1 to 65534) if the protocol TCP or UDP is chosen. Leave portRangeStart and portRangeEnd null to allow all ports.
icmpType string Defines the allowed type (from 0 to 254) if the protocol ICMP is chosen. Value null allows all types.
icmpCode string Defines the allowed code (from 0 to 254) if protocol ICMP is chosen. Value null allows all codes.
fwr = compute.firewall_rules.create(:datacenter_id => 'datacenter_id', :server_id => 'server-id', :nic_id => 'nic_id', :name => 'My firewall rule', :protocol => 'ANY')

Update a Firewall Rule

Perform updates to attributes of a firewall rule.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server_id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
nic_id string The unique ID of the NIC. Yes
firewall_rule_id string The unique ID of the firewall rule. Yes
name string The name of the Firewall Rule.
sourceMac string Only traffic originating from the respective MAC address is allowed. Valid format: aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff. Value null allows all source MAC address.
sourceIp string Only traffic originating from the respective IPv4 address is allowed. Value null allows all source IPs.
targetIp string In case the target NIC has multiple IP addresses, only traffic directed to the respective IP address of the NIC is allowed. Value null allows all target IPs.
portRangeStart string Defines the start range of the allowed port (from 1 to 65534) if protocol TCP or UDP is chosen. Leave portRangeStart and portRangeEnd value null to allow all ports.
portRangeEnd string Defines the end range of the allowed port (from 1 to 65534) if the protocol TCP or UDP is chosen. Leave portRangeStart and portRangeEnd null to allow all ports.
icmpType string Defines the allowed type (from 0 to 254) if the protocol ICMP is chosen. Value null allows all types.
icmpCode string Defines the allowed code (from 0 to 254) if protocol ICMP is chosen. Value null allows all codes.

After retrieving a firewall rule, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can change its properties and call the update method:

fwr = compute.firewall_rules.get('datacenter_id', 'server_id', 'nic_id', 'firewall_rule_id')
fwr.name = 'Updated firewall rule name'
fwr.update

Delete a Firewall Rule

Removes the specific firewall rule.

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server_id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
nic_id string The unique ID of the NIC. Yes
firewall_rule_id string The unique ID of the firewall rule. Yes

After retrieving a firewall rule, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the delete method directly on the object:

fwr = compute.firewall_rules.get('datacenter_id', 'server_id', 'nic_id', 'firewall_rule_id')
fwr.delete

Images

List Images

Retrieve a list of images.

compute.images.all

Get an Image

Retrieves the attributes of a specific image.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
image-id string The unique ID of the image. Yes
compute.images.get('image-id')

Update an Image

Perform updates to attributes of an image.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
image-id string The unique ID of the image. Yes
name string The name of the image.
description string The description of the image.
licencetype string The image's licence type: LINUX, WINDOWS, WINDOWS2016, or UNKNOWN.
cpuHotPlug bool This volume is capable of CPU hot plug (no reboot required)
cpuHotUnplug bool This volume is capable of CPU hot unplug (no reboot required)
ramHotPlug bool This volume is capable of memory hot plug (no reboot required)
ramHotUnplug bool This volume is capable of memory hot unplug (no reboot required)
nicHotPlug bool This volume is capable of NIC hot plug (no reboot required)
nicHotUnplug bool This volume is capable of NIC hot unplug (no reboot required)
discVirtioHotPlug bool This volume is capable of Virt-IO drive hot plug (no reboot required)
discVirtioHotUnplug bool This volume is capable of Virt-IO drive hot unplug (no reboot required)
discScsiHotPlug bool This volume is capable of SCSI drive hot plug (no reboot required)
discScsiHotUnplug bool This volume is capable of SCSI drive hot unplug (no reboot required)

After retrieving an image, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can change it's properties and call the update method:

image = compute.snapshots.get('snapshotId')
image.name = 'Updated snapshot name'
image.description = 'Updated snapshot description'
image.ram_hot_plug = true
image.ram_hot_unplug = true
image.update

Delete an Image

Deletes the specified image.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
image-id string The unique ID of the image. Yes

After retrieving an image, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the delete method directly on the object:

image = compute.images.get('image-id')
image.delete

Network Interfaces (NICs)

List NICs

Retrieve a list of LANs within the data center.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
compute.nics.all('datacenter_id')

Get a NIC

Retrieves the attributes of a given NIC.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server-id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
nic-id string The unique ID of the NIC. Yes
compute.nics.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id', 'nic-id')

Create a NIC

Adds a NIC to the target server.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server_id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
name string The name of the NIC.
ips string collection IPs assigned to the NIC. This can be a collection.
dhcp bool Set to FALSE if you wish to disable DHCP on the NIC. Default: TRUE.
lan int The LAN ID the NIC will sit on. If the LAN ID does not exist it will be created. Yes
nat bool Indicates the private IP address has outbound access to the public internet.
firewallActive bool Once you add a firewall rule this will reflect a true value.
firewallrules string collection A list of firewall rules associated to the NIC represented as a collection.
compute.nics.create(:datacenter_id => 'datacenter_id', :server_id => 'server_id', :name = 'Internal NIC', :dhcp => true, :lan => 1)

Update a NIC

You can update -- in full or partially -- various attributes on the NIC; however, some restrictions are in place:

The primary address of a NIC connected to a load balancer can only be changed by changing the IP of the load balancer. You can also add additional reserved, public IPs to the NIC.

The user can specify and assign private IPs manually. Valid IP addresses for private networks are 10.0.0.0/8, 172.16.0.0/12 or 192.168.0.0/16.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server_id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
nic-id string The unique ID of the NIC. Yes
name string The name of the NIC.
ips string collection IPs assigned to the NIC represented as a collection.
dhcp bool Boolean value that indicates if the NIC is using DHCP or not.
lan int The LAN ID the NIC sits on.
nat bool Indicates the private IP address has outbound access to the public internet.

After retrieving a NIC, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the update method directly on the object:

nic = compute.nics.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id', 'nic-id')
nic.name = 'Internal NIC updated'
nic.ips = ['10.0.0.7']
nic.update

Delete a NIC

Deletes the specified NIC.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
server_id string The unique ID of the server. Yes
nic-id string The unique ID of the NIC. Yes

After retrieving a NIC, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the delete method directly on the object:

nic = compute.nics.get('datacenter_id', 'server-id', 'nic-id')
nic.delete

IP Blocks

List IP Blocks

Retrieve a list of IP Blocks.

compute.ip_blocks.all

Get an IP Block

Retrieves the attributes of a specific IP Block.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
ipblock-id string The unique ID of the IP block. Yes
compute.ip_blocks.get('ipblock-id')

Create an IP Block

Creates an IP block.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
location string This must be one of the locations: us/las, de/fra, de/fkb. Yes
size int The size of the IP block you want. Yes
name string A descriptive name for the IP block No
compute.ip_blocks.create(:location => 'de/fkb', :size => 1, :name => 'Fog test IP block')

Delete an IP Block

Deletes the specified IP Block.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
ipblock-id string The unique ID of the IP block. Yes

After retrieving an IP block, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the delete method directly on the object:

ipb = compute.ip_blocks.get('ipblock-id')
ipb.delete
compute.ip_blocks.get('ipblock-id')

Requests

List Requests

Retrieve a list of requests.

compute.requests.all

Get a Request

Retrieves the attributes of a specific request.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
request-id string The unique ID of the request. Yes
compute.requests.get('request-id')

Get a Request Status

Retrieves the status of a request.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
request-id string The unique ID of the request. Yes
compute.requests.get_status('request-id')

LANs

List LANs

Retrieve a list of LANs within the data center.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
compute.lans.all('datacenter_id')

Create a LAN

Creates a LAN within a data center.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
name string The name of your LAN.
public bool Boolean indicating if the LAN faces the public Internet or not.
nics string collection A collection of NICs associated with the LAN.
compute.lans.create(:datacenter_id => 'datacenter_id', :name => 'My lan', :public => false)

Get a LAN

Retrieves the attributes of a given LAN.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
lan-id string The unique ID of the LAN. Yes
compute.lans.get('datacenter_id', 'lan-id')

Update a LAN

Perform updates to attributes of a LAN.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
lan-id string The unique ID of the LAN. Yes
name string A descriptive name for the LAN.
public bool Boolean indicating if the LAN faces the public Internet or not.

After retrieving a LAN, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can change it's properties and call the update method:

lan = compute.lans.get('datacenter_id', 'lan-id')
lan.name = 'Updated LAN name'
lan.update

Delete a LAN

Deletes the specified LAN.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
datacenter_id string The unique ID of the data center. Yes
lan-id string The unique ID of the LAN. Yes

After retrieving a LAN, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the delete method directly on the object:

lan = compute.lans.get('datacenter_id', 'lan-id')
lan.delete

Contract Resources

Checking the amount of available resources under a contract can help you to avoid provisioning errors resulting from the attempt to provision more resources than are available.

List Contract Resources

Returns information about the resource limits for a particular contract and the current resource usage.

compute.contract_resources.all

The amount of data included in the response payload will vary slightly depending on the credentials supplied when making the request. If the credentials supplied belong to the "Contract Owner", then all the available information is returned.


User Management

List Groups

Retrieve a full list of all groups.

compute.groups.all

Retrieve a Group

Retrieves detailed information about a specific group.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
group-id string The ID of the specific group to retrieve. Yes
compute.groups.get('group-id')

Create a Group

Create a new group and set group privileges.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
name string A name for the group. Yes
createDataCenter bool The group will be allowed to create virtual data centers. Defaults to false.
createSnapshot bool The group will be allowed to create snapshots. Defaults to false.
reserveIp bool The group will be allowed to reserve IP addresses. Defaults to false.
accessActivityLog bool The group will be allowed to access the activity log. Defaults to false.
compute.groups.create(:name => 'fogTestGroup', :create_datacenter => true)

Update a Group

Perform updates to attributes of a group.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
group-id string The ID of the specific group to update. Yes
name string A name for the group. Yes
createDataCenter bool The group will be allowed to create virtual data centers. Defaults to false.
createSnapshot bool The group will be allowed to create snapshots. Defaults to false.
reserveIp bool The group will be allowed to reserve IP addresses. Defaults to false.
accessActivityLog bool The group will be allowed to access the activity log. Defaults to false.

After retrieving a group, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can change it's properties and call the update method:

group = compute.groups.get('group-id')
group.name = 'fogTestGroupUpdated'
group.reserve_ip = true
group.update

Delete a Group

Delete a single group.

Resources that are assigned to the group are NOT deleted, but are no longer accessible to the group members unless the member is a Contract Owner, Admin, or Resource Owner.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
group-id string The ID of the specific group to delete. Yes

After retrieving a group, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the delete method directly on the object:

group = compute.groups.get('group-id')
group.delete

List Shares

Retrieves a full list of all the resources that are shared through this group and lists the permissions granted to the group members for each shared resource.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
group-id string The ID of the specific group. Yes
compute.shares.all(group-id )

Retrieve a Share

Retrieves the details of a specific shared resource available to the specified group.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
group-id string The ID of the specific group. Yes
resource-id string The ID of the specific resource. Yes
compute.shares.get(group-id, resource-id)

Add a Share

Adds a specific resource share to a group and optionally allows the setting of permissions for that resource. As an example, you might use this to grant permissions to use an image or snapshot to a specific group.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
group-id string The ID of the specific group to add a resource to. Yes
resource-id string The ID of the specific resource to add. Yes
editPrivilege bool The group has permission to edit privileges on this resource.
sharePrivilege bool The group has permission to share this resource.
compute.shares.create(:group_id => group-id, :resource_id => resource-id, :share_privilege => true)

Update a Share

Update the permissions that a group has for a specific resource share.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
group-id string The ID of the specific group to add a resource to. Yes
resource-id string The ID of the specific resource to add. Yes
editPrivilege bool The group has permission to edit privileges on this resource.
sharePrivilege bool The group has permission to share this resource.

After retrieving a group, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can change it's properties and call the update method:

share = compute.shares.get(group-id, resource-id)
share.edit_privilege = true
share.update

Delete a Share

Remove a resource share from a specified group.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
group-id string The ID of the specific group to add a resource to. Yes
resource-id string The ID of the specific resource to add. Yes

After retrieving a group, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the delete method directly on the object:

share = compute.shares.get(group-id, resource-id)
share.delete

List Users in a Group

Retrieves a full list of all the users that are members of a particular group.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
group-id string The ID of the specific group to retrieve a user list for. Yes
compute.users.list_group_users(group-id)

Add User to Group

Add an existing user to a group.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
group-id string The ID of the specific group you want to add a user to. Yes
user-id string The ID of the specific user to add to the group. Yes
compute.users.add_group_user(group-id, user-id)

Remove User from a Group

Remove a user from a group.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
group-id string The ID of the specific group you want to remove a user from. Yes
user-id string The ID of the specific user to remove from the group. Yes
compute.users.remove_group_user(group-id, user-id)

List Users

Retrieve a list of all the users that have been created under a contract.

compute.users.all

Retrieve a User

Retrieve details about a specific user including what groups and resources the user is associated with.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
user-id string The ID of the specific user to retrieve information about. Yes
compute.users.get(user-id)

Create a User

Creates a new user under a particular contract.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
firstname string User's first name. Yes
lastname string User's last name. Yes
email string User's e-mail address. Yes
password string A password for the user. Yes
administrator bool Assign administrative rights to the user.
forceSecAuth bool Indicates if secure (two-factor) authentication should be enforced for the user.
compute.users.create(:firstname => 'Fog', :lastname => 'Testuser', :email => 'email@address.com', :password => 'P4$$w0rd', :administrator => false, :force_sec_auth => false)

Update a User

Update details about a specific user including their privileges.

Note: The password attribute is immutable. It is not allowed in update requests. It is recommended that a new user log into the DCD and change their password.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
firstname string User's first name. Yes
lastname string User's last name. Yes
email string User's e-mail address. Yes
administrator bool Assign administrative rights to the user. Yes
forceSecAuth bool Indicates if secure (two-factor) authentication should be enforced for the user. Yes

After retrieving a user, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can change it's properties and call the update method:

user = compute.users.get(user-id)
user.force_sec_auth = true
user.update

Delete a User

Blacklists the user, disabling them. The user is not completely purged, therefore if a need to create a user with the same name in the future is anticipated, we suggest renaming the user before it is deleted.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
user-id string The ID of the specific user to delete. Yes

After retrieving a user, either by getting it by id, or as a create response object, you can call the delete method directly on the object:

user = compute.users.get(user-id)
user.delete

List Resources

Retrieve a list of all resources and optionally their group associations.

Please Note: This API call can take a significant amount of time to return when there are a large number of provisioned resources. You may wish to consult the next section on how to list resources of a particular type.

compute.resources.all

List All Resources of a Type

Retrieve a list of all resources and optionally their group associations.

Please Note: This API call can take a significant amount of time to return when there are a large number of provisioned resources. You may wish to consult the next section on how to list resources of a particular type.

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
resource-type string The specific type of resources to retrieve information about. Yes

The values available for resource-type are listed in this table:

RESOURCETYPE DESCRIPTION
datacenter A virtual data center.
image A private image that has been uploaded to ProfitBricks.
snapshot A snapshot of a storage volume.
ipblock An IP block that has been reserved.
compute.resources.get_by_type('datacenter')

List a Specific Resource Type

The following table describes the request arguments:

NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
resource-type string The specific type of resources to retrieve information about. Yes
resource-id string The ID of the specific resource to retrieve information about. Yes

The values available for resource-type are listed in this table:

RESOURCETYPE DESCRIPTION
datacenter A virtual data center.
image A private image that has been uploaded to ProfitBricks.
snapshot A snapshot of a storage volume.
ipblock An IP block that has been reserved.
compute.resources.get_resource_by_type('datacenter', resource-id)

Contributing

  1. Fork it ( https://github.com/fog/fog-profitbricks/fork )
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create a new Pull Request