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List Locations

Updated: November 13, 2014

The List Locations operation lists all of the data center locations that are valid for the specified subscription.

The List Locations request may be specified as follows. Replace <subscription-id> with the subscription ID.


Method Request URI


You must make sure that the request that is made to the management service is secure. For additional details, see Authenticating Service Management Requests.

The following table describes the request headers.


Request Header Description


Required. Specifies the version of the operation to use for this request. This header should be set to 2010-10-28 or higher. For more information about versioning headers, see Service Management Versioning.

The response includes an HTTP status code, a set of response headers, and a response body.

A successful operation returns status code 200 (OK). For information about status codes, see Service Management Status and Error Codes.

The response for this operation includes the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers. All standard headers conform to the HTTP/1.1 protocol specification.


Response Header Description


A value that uniquely identifies a request made against the management service.

The format of the response body is as follows:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Locations xmlns=””>

The following table describes the elements of the response body.


Element name Description


Specifies the name of a data center location that is valid for your subscription.


Specifices the localized name of the data center location.


Specifies the services that are available at the data center location.

Possible values are:

  • Compute

  • Storage

  • PersistentVMRole

  • HighMemory

The AvailableService element is only available using version 2011-12-01 or higher.


Specifies the roles sizes that are available for deployments in the location. Deployments of web roles and worker roles may have different sizes available than deployments of Virtual Machines. For more information about role sizes, see Virtual Machine and Cloud Service Sizes for Windows Azure.

The ComputeCapabilities element is only available using version 2014-05-01 or higher.

Specifies the roles sizes that are available for deployments in the location.


Element name Description


Contains a collection of RoleSize elements.


Contains a collection of RoleSize elements.


Specifies the role size that is available for the type of deployment.

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