Retrieve Details of an Instance Console



Retrieves the messages that appear when an instance boots. Use these messages to diagnose unresponsive instances and failures in the boot up process.


Supported Media Types
Path Parameters
  • Name of the instance in one of the following format: /Compute-identityDomain/user/id or /Compute-identityDomain/user/provided_name/id, where id is an autogenerated ID.
Header Parameters


Supported Media Types

200 Response

OK. See Status Codes for information about other possible HTTP status codes.
Body ()
Root Schema : InstanceConsole-response
Type: object
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cURL Command

The following example shows how to retrieve console output for an instance 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.

	"timestamp": "2016-06-17T09:21:19.662570",
	"output": "k [LNKD] (IRQs *5 10 11)\r\nvgaarb: device added: ... login: ",
	"uri": "",
	"name": "/Compute-acme/"