DirectConnect / Client / describe_interconnects



Lists the interconnects owned by the Amazon Web Services account or only the specified interconnect.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.describe_interconnects(

interconnectId (string) – The ID of the interconnect.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'interconnects': [
            'interconnectId': 'string',
            'interconnectName': 'string',
            'interconnectState': 'requested'|'pending'|'available'|'down'|'deleting'|'deleted'|'unknown',
            'region': 'string',
            'location': 'string',
            'bandwidth': 'string',
            'loaIssueTime': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
            'lagId': 'string',
            'awsDevice': 'string',
            'jumboFrameCapable': True|False,
            'awsDeviceV2': 'string',
            'awsLogicalDeviceId': 'string',
            'hasLogicalRedundancy': 'unknown'|'yes'|'no',
            'tags': [
                    'key': 'string',
                    'value': 'string'
            'providerName': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • interconnects (list) –

      The interconnects.

      • (dict) –

        Information about an interconnect.

        • interconnectId (string) –

          The ID of the interconnect.

        • interconnectName (string) –

          The name of the interconnect.

        • interconnectState (string) –

          The state of the interconnect. The following are the possible values:

          • requested: The initial state of an interconnect. The interconnect stays in the requested state until the Letter of Authorization (LOA) is sent to the customer.

          • pending: The interconnect is approved, and is being initialized.

          • available: The network link is up, and the interconnect is ready for use.

          • down: The network link is down.

          • deleting: The interconnect is being deleted.

          • deleted: The interconnect is deleted.

          • unknown: The state of the interconnect is not available.

        • region (string) –

          The Amazon Web Services Region where the connection is located.

        • location (string) –

          The location of the connection.

        • bandwidth (string) –

          The bandwidth of the connection.

        • loaIssueTime (datetime) –

          The time of the most recent call to DescribeLoa for this connection.

        • lagId (string) –

          The ID of the LAG.

        • awsDevice (string) –

          The Direct Connect endpoint on which the physical connection terminates.

        • jumboFrameCapable (boolean) –

          Indicates whether jumbo frames are supported.

        • awsDeviceV2 (string) –

          The Direct Connect endpoint that terminates the physical connection.

        • awsLogicalDeviceId (string) –

          The Direct Connect endpoint that terminates the logical connection. This device might be different than the device that terminates the physical connection.

        • hasLogicalRedundancy (string) –

          Indicates whether the interconnect supports a secondary BGP in the same address family (IPv4/IPv6).

        • tags (list) –

          The tags associated with the interconnect.

          • (dict) –

            Information about a tag.

            • key (string) –

              The key.

            • value (string) –

              The value.

        • providerName (string) –

          The name of the service provider associated with the interconnect.