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API Reference (API Version 2015-10-01)

DescribeAlias

Retrieves properties for an alias. This operation returns all alias metadata and settings. To get an alias's target fleet ID only, use ResolveAlias.

To get alias properties, specify the alias ID. If successful, the requested alias record is returned.

Alias-related operations include:

Request Syntax

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{ "AliasId": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

Note

In the following list, the required parameters are described first.

AliasId

Unique identifier for a fleet alias. Specify the alias you want to retrieve.

Type: String

Pattern: ^alias-\S+

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

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{ "Alias": { "AliasArn": "string", "AliasId": "string", "CreationTime": number, "Description": "string", "LastUpdatedTime": number, "Name": "string", "RoutingStrategy": { "FleetId": "string", "Message": "string", "Type": "string" } } }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

Alias

Object that contains the requested alias.

Type: Alias object

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

InternalServiceException

The service encountered an unrecoverable internal failure while processing the request. Clients can retry such requests immediately or after a waiting period.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidRequestException

One or more parameter values in the request are invalid. Correct the invalid parameter values before retrying.

HTTP Status Code: 400

NotFoundException

A service resource associated with the request could not be found. Clients should not retry such requests.

HTTP Status Code: 400

UnauthorizedException

The client failed authentication. Clients should not retry such requests.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: