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Why is the region key in Instance OCID is not in same format for all regions?

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edited Jul 22, 2019 9:36AM in OCI - General 1 comment


For Frankfurt region, Instance OCID looks like below.

For Ashburn region, Instance OCID looks like below.


If same format is maintained, it will be easy to get region key.

Now I need to check both Region Key List and Region Name List for getting the region Name for ashburn region instance.

Also, what is the format for other region instances ? Which is used in the instance OCID (Region Name or Region Key) ? 

Region Name Region Location Region Key Availability Domains
ap-seoul-1 Seoul, South Korea ICN 1

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