Getting Information About DirectLink Locations

You can get information about available DirectLink locations. You can then request a connection between one of these locations and your own network.

Getting Information About DirectLink Locations Using Cockpit v1

Getting Information About DirectLink Locations Using OSC CLI

See the ReadLocations command sample in the documentation of the OUTSCALE API.

Getting Information About DirectLink Locations Using AWS CLI

To get information about DirectLink locations, use the describe-locations command following this syntax:

Request sample
$ aws directconnect describe-locations \
    --profile YOUR_PROFILE \

This command contains the following attributes that you need to specify:

  • (optional) profile: The named profile you want to use, created when configuring AWS CLI. For more information, see Installing and Configuring AWS CLI.

  • endpoint: The endpoint corresponding to the Region you want to send the request to.

The describe-locations command returns the following elements:

  • locations: Information about one or more locations. This element contains the following information for each location:

    • locationName: The name of the location, indicating its physical site.

    • locationCode: The code of the location, needed to request a connection.

Result sample
    "locations": [
            "locationName": "Telehouse 3 D02",
            "locationCode": "PAR1"

Related Pages

Corresponding API Methods

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