DescribeCompute - Amazon GameLift


Retrieves properties for a compute resource. To request a compute resource specify the fleet ID and compute name. If successful, GameLift returns an object containing the build properties.

Request Syntax

{ "ComputeName": "string", "FleetId": "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.


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


A descriptive label that is associated with the compute resource registered to your fleet.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 1024.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9\-]+|^arn:.*:compute\/[a-zA-Z0-9\-]+

Required: Yes


A unique identifier for the fleet the compute is registered to.

Type: String

Pattern: ^fleet-\S+|^arn:.*:fleet\/fleet-\S+

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "Compute": { "ComputeArn": "string", "ComputeName": "string", "ComputeStatus": "string", "CreationTime": number, "DnsName": "string", "FleetArn": "string", "FleetId": "string", "GameLiftServiceSdkEndpoint": "string", "IpAddress": "string", "Location": "string", "OperatingSystem": "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.


The details of the compute resource you registered to the specified fleet.

Type: Compute object


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


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


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

HTTP Status Code: 400


THe requested resources was not found. The resource was either not created yet or deleted.

HTTP Status Code: 400


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

HTTP Status Code: 400


This example illustrates one usage of DescribeCompute.

See Also

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