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Amazon GameLift Service
API Reference (API Version 2015-10-01)

DescribeEC2InstanceLimits

Retrieves the following information for the specified EC2 instance type:

  • maximum number of instances allowed per AWS account (service limit)

  • current usage level for the AWS account

Service limits vary depending on region. Available regions for Amazon GameLift can be found in the AWS Management Console for Amazon GameLift (see the drop-down list in the upper right corner).

Fleet-related operations include:

Request Syntax

{
   "EC2InstanceType": "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.

EC2InstanceType

Name of an EC2 instance type that is supported in Amazon GameLift. A fleet instance type determines the computing resources of each instance in the fleet, including CPU, memory, storage, and networking capacity. Amazon GameLift supports the following EC2 instance types. See Amazon EC2 Instance Types for detailed descriptions. Leave this parameter blank to retrieve limits for all types.

Type: String

Valid Values: t2.micro | t2.small | t2.medium | t2.large | c3.large | c3.xlarge | c3.2xlarge | c3.4xlarge | c3.8xlarge | c4.large | c4.xlarge | c4.2xlarge | c4.4xlarge | c4.8xlarge | r3.large | r3.xlarge | r3.2xlarge | r3.4xlarge | r3.8xlarge | r4.large | r4.xlarge | r4.2xlarge | r4.4xlarge | r4.8xlarge | r4.16xlarge | m3.medium | m3.large | m3.xlarge | m3.2xlarge | m4.large | m4.xlarge | m4.2xlarge | m4.4xlarge | m4.10xlarge

Required: No

Response Syntax

{
   "EC2InstanceLimits": [ 
      { 
         "CurrentInstances": number,
         "EC2InstanceType": "string",
         "InstanceLimit": number
      }
   ]
}

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.

EC2InstanceLimits

Object that contains the maximum number of instances for the specified instance type.

Type: Array of EC2InstanceLimit objects

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

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: