DescribeLocations - Amazon Direct Connect
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Lists the Amazon Direct Connect locations in the current Amazon Web Services Region. These are the locations that can be selected when calling CreateConnection or CreateInterconnect.

Response Syntax

{ "locations": [ { "availableMacSecPortSpeeds": [ "string" ], "availablePortSpeeds": [ "string" ], "availableProviders": [ "string" ], "locationCode": "string", "locationName": "string", "region": "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 locations.

Type: Array of Location objects


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 Amazon SDKs, see the following: