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[ aws . gamelift ]

update-alias

Description

Updates properties for an alias. To update properties, specify the alias ID to be updated and provide the information to be changed. To reassign an alias to another fleet, provide an updated routing strategy. If successful, the updated alias record is returned.

  • CreateAlias
  • ListAliases
  • DescribeAlias
  • UpdateAlias
  • DeleteAlias
  • ResolveAlias

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  update-alias
--alias-id <value>
[--name <value>]
[--description <value>]
[--routing-strategy <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--alias-id (string)

A unique identifier for the alias that you want to update. You can use either the alias ID or ARN value.

--name (string)

A descriptive label that is associated with an alias. Alias names do not need to be unique.

--description (string)

A human-readable description of the alias.

--routing-strategy (structure)

The routing configuration, including routing type and fleet target, for the alias.

Shorthand Syntax:

Type=string,FleetId=string,Message=string

JSON Syntax:

{
  "Type": "SIMPLE"|"TERMINAL",
  "FleetId": "string",
  "Message": "string"
}

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Output

Alias -> (structure)

The updated alias resource.

AliasId -> (string)

A unique identifier for an alias. Alias IDs are unique within a Region.

Name -> (string)

A descriptive label that is associated with an alias. Alias names do not need to be unique.

AliasArn -> (string)

Amazon Resource Name (ARN ) that is assigned to a GameLift alias resource and uniquely identifies it. ARNs are unique across all Regions. In a GameLift alias ARN, the resource ID matches the alias ID value.

Description -> (string)

A human-readable description of an alias.

RoutingStrategy -> (structure)

The routing configuration, including routing type and fleet target, for the alias.

Type -> (string)

The type of routing strategy for the alias.

Possible routing types include the following:

  • SIMPLE - The alias resolves to one specific fleet. Use this type when routing to active fleets.
  • TERMINAL - The alias does not resolve to a fleet but instead can be used to display a message to the user. A terminal alias throws a TerminalRoutingStrategyException with the RoutingStrategy message embedded.

FleetId -> (string)

The unique identifier for a fleet that the alias points to. This value is the fleet ID, not the fleet ARN.

Message -> (string)

The message text to be used with a terminal routing strategy.

CreationTime -> (timestamp)

A time stamp indicating when this data object was created. Format is a number expressed in Unix time as milliseconds (for example "1469498468.057").

LastUpdatedTime -> (timestamp)

The time that this data object was last modified. Format is a number expressed in Unix time as milliseconds (for example "1469498468.057").