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IPSetDescriptor

Specifies the IP address type (IPV4 or IPV6) and the IP address range (in CIDR format) that web requests originate from.

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Type

Specify IPV4 or IPV6.

Type: String

Valid Values: IPV4 | IPV6

Required: Yes

Value

Specify an IPv4 address by using CIDR notation. For example:

  • To configure AWS WAF to allow, block, or count requests that originated from the IP address 192.0.2.44, specify 192.0.2.44/32.

  • To configure AWS WAF to allow, block, or count requests that originated from IP addresses from 192.0.2.0 to 192.0.2.255, specify 192.0.2.0/24.

For more information about CIDR notation, see the Wikipedia entry Classless Inter-Domain Routing.

Specify an IPv6 address by using CIDR notation. For example:

  • To configure AWS WAF to allow, block, or count requests that originated from the IP address 1111:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0111, specify 1111:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0111/128.

  • To configure AWS WAF to allow, block, or count requests that originated from IP addresses 1111:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000 to 1111:0000:0000:0000:ffff:ffff:ffff:ffff, specify 1111:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000/64.

Type: String

Required: Yes

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following:

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