AWS::GameLift::Location - Amazon CloudFormation
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The AWS::GameLift::Location resource creates a custom location for use in an Anywhere fleet.


To declare this entity in your Amazon CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:


{ "Type" : "AWS::GameLift::Location", "Properties" : { "LocationName" : String, "Tags" : [ Tag, ... ] } }


Type: AWS::GameLift::Location Properties: LocationName: String Tags: - Tag



A descriptive name for the custom location.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Pattern: ^custom-[A-Za-z0-9\-]+

Minimum: 8

Maximum: 64

Update requires: Replacement


A list of labels to assign to the new matchmaking configuration resource. Tags are developer-defined key-value pairs. Tagging Amazon resources are useful for resource management, access management and cost allocation. For more information, see Tagging Amazon Resources in the Amazon General Rareference.

Required: No

Type: Array of Tag

Maximum: 200

Update requires: No interruption

Return values


When you pass the logical ID of this resource to the intrinsic Ref function, Ref returns the custom location ID, such as arn:aws:gamelift:[region]::location/location-a1234567-b8c9-0d1e-2fa3-b45c6d7e8912.

For more information about using the Ref function, see Ref.


The Fn::GetAtt intrinsic function returns a value for a specified attribute of this type. The following are the available attributes and sample return values.

For more information about using the Fn::GetAtt intrinsic function, see Fn::GetAtt.


A unique identifier for the custom location. For example, arn:aws:gamelift:[region]::location/location-a1234567-b8c9-0d1e-2fa3-b45c6d7e8912.

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