Instance - Amazon GameLift Service

Instance

Properties that describe an instance of a virtual computing resource that hosts one or more game servers. A fleet may contain zero or more instances.

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Note

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

CreationTime

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

Type: Timestamp

Required: No

DnsName

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.

Type: String

Required: No

FleetId

A unique identifier for a fleet that the instance is in.

Type: String

Pattern: ^fleet-\S+

Required: No

InstanceId

A unique identifier for an instance.

Type: String

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

Required: No

IpAddress

IP address that is assigned to the instance.

Type: String

Required: No

OperatingSystem

Operating system that is running on this instance.

Type: String

Valid Values: WINDOWS_2012 | AMAZON_LINUX | AMAZON_LINUX_2

Required: No

Status

Current status of the instance. Possible statuses include the following:

  • PENDING -- The instance is in the process of being created and launching server processes as defined in the fleet's run-time configuration.

  • ACTIVE -- The instance has been successfully created and at least one server process has successfully launched and reported back to Amazon GameLift that it is ready to host a game session. The instance is now considered ready to host game sessions.

  • TERMINATING -- The instance is in the process of shutting down. This may happen to reduce capacity during a scaling down event or to recycle resources in the event of a problem.

Type: String

Valid Values: PENDING | ACTIVE | TERMINATING

Required: No

Type

EC2 instance type that defines the computing resources of this instance.

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 | c5.large | c5.xlarge | c5.2xlarge | c5.4xlarge | c5.9xlarge | c5.12xlarge | c5.18xlarge | c5.24xlarge | r3.large | r3.xlarge | r3.2xlarge | r3.4xlarge | r3.8xlarge | r4.large | r4.xlarge | r4.2xlarge | r4.4xlarge | r4.8xlarge | r4.16xlarge | r5.large | r5.xlarge | r5.2xlarge | r5.4xlarge | r5.8xlarge | r5.12xlarge | r5.16xlarge | r5.24xlarge | m3.medium | m3.large | m3.xlarge | m3.2xlarge | m4.large | m4.xlarge | m4.2xlarge | m4.4xlarge | m4.10xlarge | m5.large | m5.xlarge | m5.2xlarge | m5.4xlarge | m5.8xlarge | m5.12xlarge | m5.16xlarge | m5.24xlarge

Required: No

See Also

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