Places a VPS Linux KVM Order for the specified domain name.


Name Data Type Required / Optional Description
auth-userid Integer Required Authentication Parameter
api-key String Required Authentication Parameter
domain-name String Required The domain name for which the Order is to be placed
customer-id Integer Required Customer ID of the Customer under whom the Order should be added
months Integer Required The number of months for which the Order is to be placed
plan-id Integer Required The plan under which the Order should be added. To fetch the plan details i.e., plan-id etc., use this method.
os String Optional The OS required for the VPS. Values can be:
  • For SSD-based plans (cPanel optional)

    • centos_7  
    • centos_8  
    • ubuntu_16
    • ubuntu_18
    • ubuntu_20
    • debian_9 
    • debian_10
  • For HDD-based plans (cPanel included):

    • Not Required


If this parameter is not mentioned, CentOS 7 will be provisioned by default.

addon Array of Strings Optional Additional Add-ons to be purchased. Values can be:
  • For SSD-based plans (cPanel optional):

    • cpanel (only with CentOS 7)
    • plesk_10_domain (only with CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian)
    • plesk_30_domain (only with CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian)
    • plesk_unlimited_domain (only with CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian)
    • ipaddress
    • whmcs
  • For SSD-based plans (cPanel included):

    • ipaddress
    • whmcs
  • For HDD-based plans (cPanel included):

    • ipaddress
    • storage_1
    • storage_2
    • storage_3
    • storage_4
    • storage_5
    • whmcs
auto-renew Boolean Required

Enables / Disables the Auto Renewal setting for the Order

invoice-option String Required This parameter will decide how the Customer Invoices will be handled. Values can be: NoInvoice, PayInvoice, KeepInvoice, OnlyAdd
discount-amount Float Optional Discount amount for the order value.

HTTP Method


Example Test URL Request

US Server
India Server


Returns a hash map containing the below details:

  • Domain Name (description)

  • Order ID of the VPS Order (entityid)

  • Action Type (actiontype)

  • Description of the VPS Order Add Action (actiontypedesc)

  • Action ID of the VPS Order Add Action (eaqid)

  • VPS Linux KVM Order Add Action Status (actionstatus)

  • Description of the VPS Order Add Action Status (actionstatusdesc)

  • Invoice ID of the VPS Order Add Invoice (invoiceid)

  • Selling Currency of the Reseller (sellingcurrencysymbol)

  • Transaction Amount in the Selling Currency (sellingamount)

  • Unutilised Transaction Amount in the Selling Currency (unutilisedsellingamount)

  • Customer ID associated with the VPS Order (customerid)

  • Discount Amount (discount-amount)


invoiceid, sellingcurrencysymbol, sellingamount, unutilisedsellingamount and customerid will not be returned if invoice-option is set to NoInvoice.

In case of any errors, a status key with value as ERROR alongwith an error message will be returned.


W.E.F. 26 August 2020, you will not be able to purchase a new VPS by Bluehost (Product Key : bluehostvpslinuxus). However you can continue to renew your existing orders.