ResolveAlias - Amazon GameLift


Attempts to retrieve a fleet ID that is associated with an alias. Specify a unique alias identifier.

If the alias has a SIMPLE routing strategy, Amazon GameLift returns a fleet ID. If the alias has a TERMINAL routing strategy, the result is a TerminalRoutingStrategyException.

Related actions

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Request Syntax

{ "AliasId": "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.


The unique identifier of the alias that you want to retrieve a fleet ID for. You can use either the alias ID or ARN value.

Type: String

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

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "FleetArn": "string", "FleetId": "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 Amazon Resource Name (ARN) associated with the GameLift fleet resource that this alias points to.

Type: String

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


The fleet identifier that the alias is pointing to.

Type: String

Pattern: ^fleet-\S+


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 service is unable to resolve the routing for a particular alias because it has a terminal RoutingStrategy associated with it. The message returned in this exception is the message defined in the routing strategy itself. Such requests should only be retried if the routing strategy for the specified alias is modified.

HTTP Status Code: 400


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

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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