ResumeGameServerGroup - Amazon GameLift Service


This operation is part of Amazon GameLift FleetIQ with game server groups, which is in preview release and is subject to change.

Reinstates activity on a game server group after it has been suspended. A game server group might be suspended by theSuspendGameServerGroup operation, or it might be suspended involuntarily due to a configuration problem. In the second case, you can manually resume activity on the group once the configuration problem has been resolved. Refer to the game server group status and status reason for more information on why group activity is suspended.

To resume activity, specify a game server group ARN and the type of activity to be resumed.

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Request Syntax

{ "GameServerGroupName": "string", "ResumeActions": [ "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 game server group on which to resume activity. 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


The activity to resume for this game server group.

Type: Array of strings

Array Members: Fixed number of 1 item.


Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "GameServerGroup": { "AutoScalingGroupArn": "string", "BalancingStrategy": "string", "CreationTime": number, "GameServerGroupArn": "string", "GameServerGroupName": "string", "GameServerProtectionPolicy": "string", "InstanceDefinitions": [ { "InstanceType": "string", "WeightedCapacity": "string" } ], "LastUpdatedTime": number, "RoleArn": "string", "Status": "string", "StatusReason": "string", "SuspendedActions": [ "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.


An object that describes the game server group resource, with the SuspendedActions property updated to reflect the resumed activity.

Type: GameServerGroup 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


A service resource associated with the request could not be found. Clients should not retry such requests.

HTTP Status Code: 400


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

HTTP Status Code: 400


Restart a game server group activity

This example restores instance rebalancing activities for the game server group.

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

Sample Request

{ "GameServerGroupName": "MegaFrogServers_NA", "ResumeActions": [ "REPLACE_INSTANCE_TYPES" ] } CLI command: aws gamelift resume-game-server-group \ --game-server-group MegaFrogServers_NA \ --resume-actions REPLACE_INSTANCE_TYPES

Sample Response

{ "GameServerGroup": { "AutoScalingGroupArn": "arn:aws:autoscaling:us-west-2:123456789012:autoScalingGroup:1111aaaa-22bb-33cc-44dd-5555eeee66ff:autoScalingGroupName/MegaFrogServers_NA", "BalancingStrategy": "SPOT_PREFERRED", "CreationTime": 1496365885.44, "GameServerGroupArn": "arn:aws:gamelift:us-west-2::GameServerGroup/MegaFrogServers_NA", "GameServerGroupName": " MegaFrogServers_NA", "GameServerProtectionPolicy": "NO_PROTECTION", "InstanceDefinitions": [ { "InstanceType": "c5.2xlarge", "WeightedCapacity": "1" }, { "InstanceType": "c5.4xlarge", "WeightedCapacity": "2" } ], "LastUpdatedTime": 1496365885.44, "RoleArn": "arn:aws:iam:123456789012::role/GameLiftGsgRole", "Status": "ACTIVE", "StatusReason": "", "SuspendedActions": [] }

See Also

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