[ aws . gamelift ]



Updates fleet properties, including name and description, for a fleet. To update metadata, specify the fleet ID and the property values that you want to change. If successful, the fleet ID for the updated fleet is returned.

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Setting up GameLift Fleets

Related operations

  • CreateFleet

  • ListFleets

  • DeleteFleet

  • DescribeFleetAttributes

  • Update fleets:

    • UpdateFleetAttributes

    • UpdateFleetCapacity

    • UpdateFleetPortSettings

    • UpdateRuntimeConfiguration

  • StartFleetActions or StopFleetActions

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


--fleet-id <value>
[--name <value>]
[--description <value>]
[--new-game-session-protection-policy <value>]
[--resource-creation-limit-policy <value>]
[--metric-groups <value>]
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--fleet-id (string)

A unique identifier for a fleet to update attribute metadata for. You can use either the fleet ID or ARN value.

--name (string)

A descriptive label that is associated with a fleet. Fleet names do not need to be unique.

--description (string)

Human-readable description of a fleet.

--new-game-session-protection-policy (string)

Game session protection policy to apply to all new instances created in this fleet. Instances that already exist are not affected. You can set protection for individual instances using UpdateGameSession .

  • NoProtection – The game session can be terminated during a scale-down event.

  • FullProtection – If the game session is in an ACTIVE status, it cannot be terminated during a scale-down event.

Possible values:

  • NoProtection

  • FullProtection

--resource-creation-limit-policy (structure)

Policy that limits the number of game sessions an individual player can create over a span of time.

NewGameSessionsPerCreator -> (integer)

The maximum number of game sessions that an individual can create during the policy period.

PolicyPeriodInMinutes -> (integer)

The time span used in evaluating the resource creation limit policy.

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "NewGameSessionsPerCreator": integer,
  "PolicyPeriodInMinutes": integer

--metric-groups (list)

Names of metric groups to include this fleet in. Amazon CloudWatch uses a fleet metric group is to aggregate metrics from multiple fleets. Use an existing metric group name to add this fleet to the group. Or use a new name to create a new metric group. A fleet can only be included in one metric group at a time.



"string" "string" ...

--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.

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


FleetId -> (string)

A unique identifier for a fleet that was updated. Use either the fleet ID or ARN value.