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OCI Error "AvailabilityDomain could not be inferred from the Request" While Performing InstanceAction Via REST API (Doc ID 2476322.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using the REST APIs to control OCI instances, the ListInstances ( and the LaunchInstance ( is successful.However unable to use the InstanceAction ( For InstanceAction, currently using the bash oci-curl (

oci-curl POST action.json "/aaa/instances/"

The error message is as under:

  "code" : "InvalidParameter",
  "message" : "AvailabilityDomain could not be inferred from the Request"

LaunchInstance, which is also a POST, works as expected.


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