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[ aws . directconnect ]

describe-locations

Description

Returns the list of AWS Direct Connect locations in the current AWS region. These are the locations that may be selected when calling create-connection or create-interconnect .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  describe-locations
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To list AWS Direct Connect partners and locations

The following describe-locations command lists AWS Direct Connect partners and locations in the current region:

aws directconnect describe-locations

Output:

{
    "locations": [
        {
            "locationName": "NAP do Brasil, Barueri, Sao Paulo",
            "locationCode": "TNDB"
        },
        {
            "locationName": "Tivit - Site Transamerica (Sao Paulo)",
            "locationCode": "TIVIT"
        }
    ]
}

Output

locations -> (list)

A list of colocation hubs where network providers have equipment. Most regions have multiple locations available.

(structure)

An AWS Direct Connect location where connections and interconnects can be requested.

locationCode -> (string)

The code used to indicate the AWS Direct Connect location.

locationName -> (string)

The name of the AWS Direct Connect location. The name includes the colocation partner name and the physical site of the lit building.