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Synopsis

Calls the Amazon GameLift Service DescribeEC2InstanceLimits API operation.

Syntax

Get-GMLEC2InstanceLimit
-EC2InstanceType <EC2InstanceType>
-Location <String>
-Select <String>
-PassThru <SwitchParameter>

Description

The GameLift service limits and current utilization for an AWS Region or location. Instance limits control the number of instances, per instance type, per location, that your AWS account can use. Learn more at Amazon EC2 Instance Types. The information returned includes the maximum number of instances allowed and your account's current usage across all fleets. This information can affect your ability to scale your GameLift fleets. You can request a limit increase for your account by using the Service limits page in the GameLift console. Instance limits differ based on whether the instances are deployed in a fleet's home Region or in a remote location. For remote locations, limits also differ based on the combination of home Region and remote location. All requests must specify an AWS Region (either explicitly or as your default settings). To get the limit for a remote location, you must also specify the location. For example, the following requests all return different results:
  • Request specifies the Region ap-northeast-1 with no location. The result is limits and usage data on all instance types that are deployed in us-east-2, by all of the fleets that reside in ap-northeast-1.
  • Request specifies the Region us-east-1 with location ca-central-1. The result is limits and usage data on all instance types that are deployed in ca-central-1, by all of the fleets that reside in us-east-2. These limits do not affect fleets in any other Regions that deploy instances to ca-central-1.
  • Request specifies the Region eu-west-1 with location ca-central-1. The result is limits and usage data on all instance types that are deployed in ca-central-1, by all of the fleets that reside in eu-west-1.
This operation can be used in the following ways:
  • To get limit and usage data for all instance types that are deployed in an AWS Region by fleets that reside in the same Region: Specify the Region only. Optionally, specify a single instance type to retrieve information for.
  • To get limit and usage data for all instance types that are deployed to a remote location by fleets that reside in different AWS Region: Provide both the AWS Region and the remote location. Optionally, specify a single instance type to retrieve information for.
If successful, an EC2InstanceLimits object is returned with limits and usage data for each requested instance type. Learn moreSetting up GameLift fleetsRelated actionsCreateFleet | UpdateFleetCapacity | PutScalingPolicy | DescribeEC2InstanceLimits | DescribeFleetAttributes | DescribeFleetLocationAttributes | UpdateFleetAttributes | StopFleetActions | DeleteFleet | All APIs by task

Parameters

-EC2InstanceType <EC2InstanceType>
Name of an EC2 instance type that is supported in GameLift. A fleet instance type determines the computing resources of each instance in the fleet, including CPU, memory, storage, and networking capacity. Do not specify a value for this parameter to retrieve limits for all instance types.
Required?False
Position?1
Accept pipeline input?True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
-Location <String>
The name of a remote location to request instance limits for, in the form of an AWS Region code such as us-west-2.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-PassThru <SwitchParameter>
Changes the cmdlet behavior to return the value passed to the EC2InstanceType parameter. The -PassThru parameter is deprecated, use -Select '^EC2InstanceType' instead. This parameter will be removed in a future version.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-Select <String>
Use the -Select parameter to control the cmdlet output. The default value is 'EC2InstanceLimits'. Specifying -Select '*' will result in the cmdlet returning the whole service response (Amazon.GameLift.Model.DescribeEC2InstanceLimitsResponse). Specifying the name of a property of type Amazon.GameLift.Model.DescribeEC2InstanceLimitsResponse will result in that property being returned. Specifying -Select '^ParameterName' will result in the cmdlet returning the selected cmdlet parameter value.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)

Common Credential and Region Parameters

-AccessKey <String>
The AWS access key for the user account. This can be a temporary access key if the corresponding session token is supplied to the -SessionToken parameter.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesAK
-Credential <AWSCredentials>
An AWSCredentials object instance containing access and secret key information, and optionally a token for session-based credentials.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
-EndpointUrl <String>
The endpoint to make the call against.Note: This parameter is primarily for internal AWS use and is not required/should not be specified for normal usage. The cmdlets normally determine which endpoint to call based on the region specified to the -Region parameter or set as default in the shell (via Set-DefaultAWSRegion). Only specify this parameter if you must direct the call to a specific custom endpoint.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-NetworkCredential <PSCredential>
Used with SAML-based authentication when ProfileName references a SAML role profile. Contains the network credentials to be supplied during authentication with the configured identity provider's endpoint. This parameter is not required if the user's default network identity can or should be used during authentication.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
-ProfileLocation <String>
Used to specify the name and location of the ini-format credential file (shared with the AWS CLI and other AWS SDKs)If this optional parameter is omitted this cmdlet will search the encrypted credential file used by the AWS SDK for .NET and AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio first. If the profile is not found then the cmdlet will search in the ini-format credential file at the default location: (user's home directory)\.aws\credentials.If this parameter is specified then this cmdlet will only search the ini-format credential file at the location given.As the current folder can vary in a shell or during script execution it is advised that you use specify a fully qualified path instead of a relative path.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesAWSProfilesLocation, ProfilesLocation
-ProfileName <String>
The user-defined name of an AWS credentials or SAML-based role profile containing credential information. The profile is expected to be found in the secure credential file shared with the AWS SDK for .NET and AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio. You can also specify the name of a profile stored in the .ini-format credential file used with the AWS CLI and other AWS SDKs.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesStoredCredentials, AWSProfileName
-Region <Object>
The system name of an AWS region or an AWSRegion instance. This governs the endpoint that will be used when calling service operations. Note that the AWS resources referenced in a call are usually region-specific.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesRegionToCall
-SecretKey <String>
The AWS secret key for the user account. This can be a temporary secret key if the corresponding session token is supplied to the -SessionToken parameter.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesSK, SecretAccessKey
-SessionToken <String>
The session token if the access and secret keys are temporary session-based credentials.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesST

Outputs

This cmdlet returns a collection of Amazon.GameLift.Model.EC2InstanceLimit objects. The service call response (type Amazon.GameLift.Model.DescribeEC2InstanceLimitsResponse) can also be referenced from properties attached to the cmdlet entry in the $AWSHistory stack.

Supported Version

AWS Tools for PowerShell: 2.x.y.z