AWS CloudFormation
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AWS::WAF::SizeConstraintSet

Note

This is AWS WAF Classic documentation. For more information, see AWS WAF Classic in the developer guide.

For the latest version of AWS WAF, use the AWS WAFV2 API and see the AWS WAF Developer Guide. With the latest version, AWS WAF has a single set of endpoints for regional and global use.

A complex type that contains SizeConstraint objects, which specify the parts of web requests that you want AWS WAF to inspect the size of. If a SizeConstraintSet contains more than one SizeConstraint object, a request only needs to match one constraint to be considered a match.

Syntax

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

JSON

{ "Type" : "AWS::WAF::SizeConstraintSet", "Properties" : { "Name" : String, "SizeConstraints" : [ SizeConstraint, ... ] } }

YAML

Type: AWS::WAF::SizeConstraintSet Properties: Name: String SizeConstraints: - SizeConstraint

Properties

Name

The name, if any, of the SizeConstraintSet.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Minimum: 1

Maximum: 128

Update requires: Replacement

SizeConstraints

The size constraint and the part of the web request to check.

Required: Yes

Type: List of SizeConstraint

Update requires: No interruption

Return Values

Ref

When you pass the logical ID of this resource to the intrinsic Ref function, Ref returns the resource physical ID, such as 1234a1a-a1b1-12a1-abcd-a123b123456.

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

Examples

Define a Size Constraint

The following example checks that the body of an HTTP request equals 4096 bytes.

JSON

"MySizeConstraint": { "Type": "AWS::WAF::SizeConstraintSet", "Properties": { "Name": "SizeConstraints", "SizeConstraints": [ { "ComparisonOperator": "EQ", "FieldToMatch": { "Type": "BODY" }, "Size": "4096", "TextTransformation": "NONE" } ] } }

YAML

MySizeConstraint: Type: "AWS::WAF::SizeConstraintSet" Properties: Name: "SizeConstraints" SizeConstraints: - ComparisonOperator: "EQ" FieldToMatch: Type: "BODY" Size: "4096" TextTransformation: "NONE"

Associate a SizeConstraintSet with a Web ACL Rule

The following example associates the MySizeConstraint object with a web ACL rule.

JSON

"SizeConstraintRule" : { "Type": "AWS::WAF::Rule", "Properties": { "Name": "SizeConstraintRule", "MetricName" : "SizeConstraintRule", "Predicates": [ { "DataId" : { "Ref" : "MySizeConstraint" }, "Negated" : false, "Type" : "SizeConstraint" } ] } }

YAML

SizeConstraintRule: Type: "AWS::WAF::Rule" Properties: Name: "SizeConstraintRule" MetricName: "SizeConstraintRule" Predicates: - DataId: Ref: "MySizeConstraint" Negated: false Type: "SizeConstraint"

Create a Web ACL

The following example associates the SizeConstraintRule rule with a web ACL. The web ACL blocks all requests except for requests with a body size equal to 4096 bytes.

JSON

"MyWebACL": { "Type": "AWS::WAF::WebACL", "Properties": { "Name": "Web ACL to allow requests with a specific size", "DefaultAction": { "Type": "BLOCK" }, "MetricName" : "SizeConstraintWebACL", "Rules": [ { "Action" : { "Type" : "ALLOW" }, "Priority" : 1, "RuleId" : { "Ref" : "SizeConstraintRule" } } ] } }

YAML

MyWebACL: Type: "AWS::WAF::WebACL" Properties: Name: "Web ACL to allow requests with a specific size" DefaultAction: Type: "BLOCK" MetricName: "SizeConstraintWebACL" Rules: - Action: Type: "ALLOW" Priority: 1 RuleId: Ref: "SizeConstraintRule"