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General API Change Log Information

Release Date: May 23, 2013

The focus of this release is:

  • Exposing Credentials through API 1.5
  • Being able to lock/unlock instances and deployments to prevent accidental termination or deletion
  • New network features 

About the RightScale API:

The RightScale API provides access to the RightScale resources through a well-defined REST interface. The RightScale API Reference Guide lists all of the available resources together with their fields and actions.

The following table lists versions of the RightScale API, both released and non-released, and indicates which clouds each supports.

RightScale API Version Supported Clouds RightScale Functionality
RightScale API 1.0 Amazon EC2, all regions Design, Manage
RightScale API 1.5 Unified API with support for all clouds.  See Unified Cloud Platform for more information. Design, Manage, User/Account Provisioning, Audit Entries
We continue to expand support for both cloud infrastructure as well as RightScale functionality. If you have suggestions for how the API could better serve you, please contact us at For further API information and examples, we encourage you to visit the RightScale Forums at
RightScale API Version Reference Doc Support Site Examples
RightScale API 1.0 View View
RightScale API 1.5 View View



Added Resources (and associated MediaTypes):

  • Credentials

  • Networks

Modified Resources:


  • Added action: lock

  • Added action: unlock


  • Added action: lock

  • Added action: unlock


  • Added action: update
  • create - added parameter network_href


  • create - added parameter network_href
  • index - added ability to filter on network_href


  • Added action: update
  • index - added ability to filter on network_href


  • Users with 'observer' permissions can call


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