AWS Direct Connect
API Reference (API Version 2012-10-25)

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Deprecated. Use DescribeLoa instead.

Gets the LOA-CFA for a connection.

The Letter of Authorization - Connecting Facility Assignment (LOA-CFA) is a document that your APN partner or service provider uses when establishing your cross connect to AWS at the colocation facility. For more information, see Requesting Cross Connects at AWS Direct Connect Locations in the AWS Direct Connect User Guide.

Request Syntax

{ "connectionId": "string", "loaContentType": "string", "providerName": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The ID of the connection.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The standard media type for the LOA-CFA document. The only supported value is application/pdf.

Type: String

Valid Values: application/pdf

Required: No


The name of the APN partner or service provider who establishes connectivity on your behalf. If you specify this parameter, the LOA-CFA lists the provider name alongside your company name as the requester of the cross connect.

Type: String

Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "loa": { "loaContent": blob, "loaContentType": "string" } }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The Letter of Authorization - Connecting Facility Assignment (LOA-CFA).

Type: Loa object


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


One or more parameters are not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


A server-side error occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: