DescribeGameServer - Amazon GameLift Service

DescribeGameServer

This operation is used with the Amazon GameLift FleetIQ solution and game server groups.

Retrieves information for a registered game server. Information includes game server status, health check info, and the instance that the game server is running on.

To retrieve game server information, specify the game server ID. If successful, the requested game server object is returned.

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Request Syntax

{ "GameServerGroupName": "string", "GameServerId": "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.

GameServerGroupName

A unique identifier for the game server group where the game server is running. Use either the GameServerGroup name or ARN value.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 256.

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

Required: Yes

GameServerId

A custom string that uniquely identifies the game server information to be retrieved.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 3. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9-\.]+

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "GameServer": { "ClaimStatus": "string", "ConnectionInfo": "string", "GameServerData": "string", "GameServerGroupArn": "string", "GameServerGroupName": "string", "GameServerId": "string", "InstanceId": "string", "LastClaimTime": number, "LastHealthCheckTime": number, "RegistrationTime": number, "UtilizationStatus": "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.

GameServer

Object that describes the requested game server.

Type: GameServer 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

Examples

Retrieve details for a game server

This example retrieves attributes for a specified game server.

HTTP requests are authenticated using an AWS Signature Version 4 signature in the Authorization header field.

Sample Request

{ "GameServerGroupName": "MegaFrogServers_NA", "GameServerId": "mega-frog-game-12345678" } CLI command: aws gamelift describe-game-server \ --game-server-group-name MegaFrogServers_NA \ --game-server-id mega-frog-game-12345678

Sample Response

{ "GameServer": { "ClaimStatus": "", "ConnectionInfo": "192.0.2.0.80", "GameServerData": "", "GameServerGroupArn": "arn:aws:gamelift:us-west-2::GameServerGroup/MegaFrogServers_NA", "GameServerGroupName": "MegaFrogServers_NA", "GameServerId": "mega-frog-game-12345678", "InstanceId": "i-1234567890abcdef0", "LastClaimTime": 1580218197.293, "LastHealthCheckTime": 1580218197.293, "RegistrationTime": 1580218197.293, "UtilizationStatus": "AVAILABLE" } }

See Also

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