SoftLayer (IBM Cloud)

Since: v4.5.0

Configuration for SoftLayer (IBM Cloud).

  • Code: softlayer

Here is an example bash command using the SoftLayer (IBM Cloud) provider:

SOFTLAYER_USERNAME=xxxxx \
SOFTLAYER_API_KEY=yyyyy \
lego --email myemail@example.com --dns softlayer --domains my.example.org run

Credentials

Environment Variable Name Description
SOFTLAYER_API_KEY Classic Infrastructure API key
SOFTLAYER_USERNAME User name (IBM Cloud is _)

The environment variable names can be suffixed by _FILE to reference a file instead of a value. More information here.

Additional Configuration

Environment Variable Name Description
SOFTLAYER_POLLING_INTERVAL Time between DNS propagation check
SOFTLAYER_PROPAGATION_TIMEOUT Maximum waiting time for DNS propagation
SOFTLAYER_TIMEOUT API request timeout
SOFTLAYER_TTL The TTL of the TXT record used for the DNS challenge

The environment variable names can be suffixed by _FILE to reference a file instead of a value. More information here.

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