[ aws . gamelift ]



Retrieves properties for an alias. This operation returns all alias metadata and settings. To get an alias’s target fleet ID only, use ResolveAlias .

To get alias properties, specify the alias ID. If successful, the requested alias record is returned.

  • CreateAlias

  • ListAliases

  • DescribeAlias

  • UpdateAlias

  • DeleteAlias

  • ResolveAlias

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


--alias-id <value>
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--cli-auto-prompt <value>]


--alias-id (string)

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

--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml (string) Reads arguments from the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, those values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally. This may not be specified along with --cli-input-yaml.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. Similarly, if provided yaml-input it will print a sample input YAML that can be used with --cli-input-yaml. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

--cli-auto-prompt (boolean) Automatically prompt for CLI input parameters.

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


Alias -> (structure)

The requested alias resource.

AliasId -> (string)

A unique identifier for an alias. Alias IDs are unique within a Region.

Name -> (string)

A descriptive label that is associated with an alias. Alias names do not need to be unique.

AliasArn -> (string)

Amazon Resource Name (ARN ) that is assigned to a GameLift alias resource and uniquely identifies it. ARNs are unique across all Regions. In a GameLift alias ARN, the resource ID matches the alias ID value.

Description -> (string)

A human-readable description of an alias.

RoutingStrategy -> (structure)

The routing configuration, including routing type and fleet target, for the alias.

Type -> (string)

The type of routing strategy for the alias.

Possible routing types include the following:

  • SIMPLE - The alias resolves to one specific fleet. Use this type when routing to active fleets.

  • TERMINAL - The alias does not resolve to a fleet but instead can be used to display a message to the user. A terminal alias throws a TerminalRoutingStrategyException with the RoutingStrategy message embedded.

FleetId -> (string)

The unique identifier for a fleet that the alias points to. This value is the fleet ID, not the fleet ARN.

Message -> (string)

The message text to be used with a terminal routing strategy.

CreationTime -> (timestamp)

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

LastUpdatedTime -> (timestamp)

The time that this data object was last modified. Format is a number expressed in Unix time as milliseconds (for example “1469498468.057”).