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[ aws . gamelift ]

update-game-session

Description

Updates game session properties. This includes the session name, maximum player count, protection policy, which controls whether or not an active game session can be terminated during a scale-down event, and the player session creation policy, which controls whether or not new players can join the session. To update a game session, specify the game session ID and the values you want to change. If successful, an updated GameSession object is returned.

  • CreateGameSession
  • DescribeGameSessions
  • DescribeGameSessionDetails
  • SearchGameSessions
  • UpdateGameSession
  • GetGameSessionLogUrl
  • Game session placements
    • StartGameSessionPlacement
    • DescribeGameSessionPlacement
    • StopGameSessionPlacement

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  update-game-session
--game-session-id <value>
[--maximum-player-session-count <value>]
[--name <value>]
[--player-session-creation-policy <value>]
[--protection-policy <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--game-session-id (string)

A unique identifier for the game session to update.

--maximum-player-session-count (integer)

The maximum number of players that can be connected simultaneously to the game session.

--name (string)

A descriptive label that is associated with a game session. Session names do not need to be unique.

--player-session-creation-policy (string)

Policy determining whether or not the game session accepts new players.

Possible values:

  • ACCEPT_ALL
  • DENY_ALL

--protection-policy (string)

Game session protection policy to apply to this game session only.

  • NoProtection -- The game session can be terminated during a scale-down event.
  • FullProtection -- If the game session is in an ACTIVE status, it cannot be terminated during a scale-down event.

Possible values:

  • NoProtection
  • FullProtection

--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

GameSession -> (structure)

The updated game session metadata.

GameSessionId -> (string)

A unique identifier for the game session. A game session ARN has the following format: arn:aws:gamelift:region::gamesession/fleet ID/custom ID string or idempotency token .

Name -> (string)

A descriptive label that is associated with a game session. Session names do not need to be unique.

FleetId -> (string)

A unique identifier for a fleet that the game session is running on.

FleetArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN ) associated with the GameLift fleet that this game session is running on.

CreationTime -> (timestamp)

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

TerminationTime -> (timestamp)

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

CurrentPlayerSessionCount -> (integer)

Number of players currently in the game session.

MaximumPlayerSessionCount -> (integer)

The maximum number of players that can be connected simultaneously to the game session.

Status -> (string)

Current status of the game session. A game session must have an ACTIVE status to have player sessions.

StatusReason -> (string)

Provides additional information about game session status. INTERRUPTED indicates that the game session was hosted on a spot instance that was reclaimed, causing the active game session to be terminated.

GameProperties -> (list)

Set of custom properties for a game session, formatted as key:value pairs. These properties are passed to a game server process in the GameSession object with a request to start a new game session (see Start a Game Session ). You can search for active game sessions based on this custom data with SearchGameSessions .

(structure)

Set of key-value pairs that contain information about a game session. When included in a game session request, these properties communicate details to be used when setting up the new game session. For example, a game property might specify a game mode, level, or map. Game properties are passed to the game server process when initiating a new game session. For more information, see the Amazon GameLift Developer Guide .

Key -> (string)

The game property identifier.

Value -> (string)

The game property value.

IpAddress -> (string)

IP address of the instance that is running the game session. When connecting to a Amazon GameLift game server, a client needs to reference an IP address (or DNS name) and port number.

DnsName -> (string)

DNS identifier assigned to the instance that is running the game session. Values have the following format:

  • TLS-enabled fleets: unique identifier.region identifier.amazongamelift.com .
  • Non-TLS-enabled fleets: ec2-unique identifier.compute.amazonaws.com . (See Amazon EC2 Instance IP Addressing .)

When connecting to a game session that is running on a TLS-enabled fleet, you must use the DNS name, not the IP address.

Port -> (integer)

Port number for the game session. To connect to a Amazon GameLift game server, an app needs both the IP address and port number.

PlayerSessionCreationPolicy -> (string)

Indicates whether or not the game session is accepting new players.

CreatorId -> (string)

A unique identifier for a player. This ID is used to enforce a resource protection policy (if one exists), that limits the number of game sessions a player can create.

GameSessionData -> (string)

Set of custom game session properties, formatted as a single string value. This data is passed to a game server process in the GameSession object with a request to start a new game session (see Start a Game Session ).

MatchmakerData -> (string)

Information about the matchmaking process that was used to create the game session. It is in JSON syntax, formatted as a string. In addition the matchmaking configuration used, it contains data on all players assigned to the match, including player attributes and team assignments. For more details on matchmaker data, see Match Data . Matchmaker data is useful when requesting match backfills, and is updated whenever new players are added during a successful backfill (see StartMatchBackfill ).