Retrieve Details of an Image List



Retrieves details of the specified image list. You can also use this request to retrieve details of all the available image list entries in the specified image list.

Required Role: To complete this task, you must have the Compute_Monitor or Compute_Operations role. If this role isn't assigned to you or you're not sure, then ask your system administrator to ensure that the role is assigned to you in Oracle Cloud My Services. See Modifying User Roles in Managing and Monitoring Oracle Cloud.


Supported Media Types
Path Parameters
  • The three-part name of the object in one of the following formats: /Compute-identity_domain/user/object or /oracle/public/object. The names of the Oracle-provided image lists have the prefix /oracle/public/.
Header Parameters


Supported Media Types

200 Response

OK. See Status Codes for information about other possible HTTP status codes.
Body ()
Root Schema : ImageList-response
Type: object
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Nested Schema : entries
Type: array
Each machine image in an image list is identified by an image list entry.
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Nested Schema : ImageListEntry-response
Type: object
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Nested Schema : attributes
Type: object
Additional Properties Allowed
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User-defined parameters, in JSON format, that can be passed to an instance of this machine image when it is launched. This field can be used, for example, to specify a user-friendly name for the image list in the displayName attribute. The name you specify is displayed as the name of the image list in the Compute Classic web console. Instance metadata, including user-defined data is available at within an instance. See Retrieving User-Defined Instance Attributes in Using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Compute Classic.

Nested Schema : machineimages
Type: array

A list of machine images. Specify the three-part name of each machine image.

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Nested Schema : additionalProperties
Type: object


cURL Command

The following example shows how to view details of an image list by submitting a GET request on the REST resource using cURL. For more information about cURL, see Use cURL.

Enter the command on a single line. Line breaks are used in this example for readability.

curl -X GET 
     -H "Cookie: $COMPUTE_COOKIE"
     -H "Accept: application/oracle-compute-v3+json"
  • COMPUTE_COOKIE is the name of the variable in which you stored the authentication cookie earlier. For information about retrieving the authentication cookie and storing it in a variable, see Authentication.

  • is an example REST endpoint URL. Change this value to the REST endpoint URL of your Compute Classic site. For information about finding out REST endpoint URL for your site, see Send Requests.

  • acme and are example values. Replace acme with the identity domain ID of your Compute Classic account, and with your user name.

Example of Response Body

The following example shows the response body in JSON format.

Some lines may be truncated with ellipses (...) for readability.

  "default": 1,
  "description": "Oracle Linux 6",
  "entries": [
      "attributes": {
      "version": 1,
      "machineimages": [
      "uri": ""
  "uri": "",
  "name": "/Compute-acme/"