Getting Information About Your Connections

You can get information about your connections located in the Region corresponding to your account.

Getting Information About Your Connections Using Cockpit v1

Getting Information About Your Connections Using OSC CLI

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

Getting Information About Your Connections Using AWS CLI

To get information about your connections, use the describe-connections command following this syntax:

Request sample
$ aws directconnect describe-connections \
    --profile YOUR_PROFILE \
    --connection-id dxcon-12345678 \

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.

  • (optional) connection-id: The ID of a connection.

    If you do not specify any connection ID, all your connections in the Region corresponding to your account are described.

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

The describe-connections command returns the following elements:

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

    • ownerAccount: The account ID of the owner of the requested connection.

    • connectionID: The ID of the connection.

    • connectionState: The state of the connection. For more information, see About DirectLink > DirectLink Physical Connections.

    • bandwidth: The bandwidth for the connection.

    • location: The location of the connection.

    • connectionName: The name of the connection.

    • region: The Region where the connection is.

Result sample
    "connections": [
            "ownerAccount": "123456789012",
            "connectionId": "dxcon-12345678",
            "connectionState": "requested",
            "bandwidth": "1Gbps",
            "location": "PAR1",
            "connectionName": "Connection to Outscale",
            "region": "eu-west-2"

Related Pages

Corresponding API Methods

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