AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Retrieves information about a fleet's instances, including instance IDs. Use this action to get details on all instances in the fleet or get details on one specific instance.

To get a specific instance, specify fleet ID and instance ID. To get all instances in a fleet, specify a fleet ID only. Use the pagination parameters to retrieve results as a set of sequential pages. If successful, an Instance object is returned for each result.


For .NET Core and PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DescribeInstancesAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.GameLift
Assembly: AWSSDK.GameLift.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public abstract DescribeInstancesResponse DescribeInstances(
         DescribeInstancesRequest request
Type: Amazon.GameLift.Model.DescribeInstancesRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the DescribeInstances service method.

Return Value
The response from the DescribeInstances service method, as returned by GameLift.


InternalServiceException The service encountered an unrecoverable internal failure while processing the request. Clients can retry such requests immediately or after a waiting period.
InvalidRequestException One or more parameter values in the request are invalid. Correct the invalid parameter values before retrying.
NotFoundException A service resource associated with the request could not be found. Clients should not retry such requests.
UnauthorizedException The client failed authentication. Clients should not retry such requests.

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

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