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[ aws . network-firewall ]

describe-rule-group

Description

Returns the data objects for the specified rule group.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  describe-rule-group
[--rule-group-name <value>]
[--rule-group-arn <value>]
[--type <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--rule-group-name (string)

The descriptive name of the rule group. You can't change the name of a rule group after you create it.

You must specify the ARN or the name, and you can specify both.

--rule-group-arn (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the rule group.

You must specify the ARN or the name, and you can specify both.

--type (string)

Indicates whether the rule group is stateless or stateful. If the rule group is stateless, it contains stateless rules. If it is stateful, it contains stateful rules.

Note

This setting is required for requests that do not include the RuleGroupARN .

Possible values:

  • STATELESS
  • STATEFUL

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI 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.

--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. 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.

Output

UpdateToken -> (string)

A token used for optimistic locking. Network Firewall returns a token to your requests that access the rule group. The token marks the state of the rule group resource at the time of the request.

To make changes to the rule group, you provide the token in your request. Network Firewall uses the token to ensure that the rule group hasn't changed since you last retrieved it. If it has changed, the operation fails with an InvalidTokenException . If this happens, retrieve the rule group again to get a current copy of it with a current token. Reapply your changes as needed, then try the operation again using the new token.

RuleGroup -> (structure)

The object that defines the rules in a rule group. This, along with RuleGroupResponse , define the rule group. You can retrieve all objects for a rule group by calling DescribeRuleGroup .

AWS Network Firewall uses a rule group to inspect and control network traffic. You define stateless rule groups to inspect individual packets and you define stateful rule groups to inspect packets in the context of their traffic flow.

To use a rule group, you include it by reference in an Network Firewall firewall policy, then you use the policy in a firewall. You can reference a rule group from more than one firewall policy, and you can use a firewall policy in more than one firewall.

RuleVariables -> (structure)

Settings that are available for use in the rules in the rule group. You can only use these for stateful rule groups.

IPSets -> (map)

A list of IP addresses and address ranges, in CIDR notation.

key -> (string)

value -> (structure)

A list of IP addresses and address ranges, in CIDR notation. This is part of a RuleVariables .

Definition -> (list)

The list of IP addresses and address ranges, in CIDR notation.

(string)

PortSets -> (map)

A list of port ranges.

key -> (string)

value -> (structure)

A set of port ranges for use in the rules in a rule group.

Definition -> (list)

The set of port ranges.

(string)

RulesSource -> (structure)

The stateful rules or stateless rules for the rule group.

RulesString -> (string)

Stateful inspection criteria, provided in Suricata compatible intrusion prevention system (IPS) rules. Suricata is an open-source network IPS that includes a standard rule-based language for network traffic inspection.

These rules contain the inspection criteria and the action to take for traffic that matches the criteria, so this type of rule group doesn't have a separate action setting.

RulesSourceList -> (structure)

Stateful inspection criteria for a domain list rule group.

Targets -> (list)

The domains that you want to inspect for in your traffic flows. To provide multiple domains, separate them with commas. Valid domain specifications are the following:

  • Explicit names. For example, abc.example.com matches only the domain abc.example.com .
  • Names that use a domain wildcard, which you indicate with an initial '. '. For example,``.example.com`` matches example.com and matches all subdomains of example.com , such as abc.example.com and www.example.com .

(string)

TargetTypes -> (list)

The protocols you want to inspect. Specify TLS_SNI for HTTPS . Specity HTTP_HOST for HTTP . You can specify either or both.

(string)

GeneratedRulesType -> (string)

Whether you want to allow or deny access to the domains in your target list.

StatefulRules -> (list)

The 5-tuple stateful inspection criteria. This contains an array of individual 5-tuple stateful rules to be used together in a stateful rule group.

(structure)

A single 5-tuple stateful rule, for use in a stateful rule group.

Action -> (string)

Defines what Network Firewall should do with the packets in a traffic flow when the flow matches the stateful rule criteria. For all actions, Network Firewall performs the specified action and discontinues stateful inspection of the traffic flow.

The actions for a stateful rule are defined as follows:

  • PASS - Permits the packets to go to the intended destination.
  • DROP - Blocks the packets from going to the intended destination and sends an alert log message, if alert logging is configured in the Firewall LoggingConfiguration .
  • ALERT - Permits the packets to go to the intended destination and sends an alert log message, if alert logging is configured in the Firewall LoggingConfiguration . You can use this action to test a rule that you intend to use to drop traffic. You can enable the rule with ALERT action, verify in the logs that the rule is filtering as you want, then change the action to DROP .

Header -> (structure)

The stateful 5-tuple inspection criteria for this rule, used to inspect traffic flows.

Protocol -> (string)

The protocol to inspect for. To specify all, you can use IP , because all traffic on AWS and on the internet is IP.

Source -> (string)

The source IP address or address range to inspect for, in CIDR notation. To match with any address, specify ANY .

Specify an IP address or a block of IP addresses in Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) notation. Network Firewall supports all address ranges for IPv4.

Examples:

  • To configure Network Firewall to inspect for the IP address 192.0.2.44, specify 192.0.2.44/32 .
  • To configure Network Firewall to inspect for 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 .

SourcePort -> (string)

The source port to inspect for. You can specify an individual port, for example 1994 and you can specify a port range, for example 1990-1994 . To match with any port, specify ANY .

Direction -> (string)

The direction of traffic flow to inspect. If set to ANY , the inspection matches bidirectional traffic, both from the source to the destination and from the destination to the source. If set to FORWARD , the inspection only matches traffic going from the source to the destination.

Destination -> (string)

The destination IP address or address range to inspect for, in CIDR notation. To match with any address, specify ANY .

Specify an IP address or a block of IP addresses in Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) notation. Network Firewall supports all address ranges for IPv4.

Examples:

  • To configure Network Firewall to inspect for the IP address 192.0.2.44, specify 192.0.2.44/32 .
  • To configure Network Firewall to inspect for 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 .

DestinationPort -> (string)

The destination port to inspect for. You can specify an individual port, for example 1994 and you can specify a port range, for example 1990-1994 . To match with any port, specify ANY .

RuleOptions -> (list)

(structure)

Additional settings for a stateful rule. This is part of the StatefulRule configuration.

Keyword -> (string)

Settings -> (list)

(string)

StatelessRulesAndCustomActions -> (structure)

Stateless inspection criteria to be used in a stateless rule group.

StatelessRules -> (list)

Defines the set of stateless rules for use in a stateless rule group.

(structure)

A single stateless rule. This is used in StatelessRulesAndCustomActions .

RuleDefinition -> (structure)

Defines the stateless 5-tuple packet inspection criteria and the action to take on a packet that matches the criteria.

MatchAttributes -> (structure)

Criteria for Network Firewall to use to inspect an individual packet in stateless rule inspection. Each match attributes set can include one or more items such as IP address, CIDR range, port number, protocol, and TCP flags.

Sources -> (list)

The source IP addresses and address ranges to inspect for, in CIDR notation. If not specified, this matches with any source address.

(structure)

A single IP address specification. This is used in the MatchAttributes source and destination specifications.

AddressDefinition -> (string)

Specify an IP address or a block of IP addresses in Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) notation. Network Firewall supports all address ranges for IPv4.

Examples:

  • To configure Network Firewall to inspect for the IP address 192.0.2.44, specify 192.0.2.44/32 .
  • To configure Network Firewall to inspect for 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 .

Destinations -> (list)

The destination IP addresses and address ranges to inspect for, in CIDR notation. If not specified, this matches with any destination address.

(structure)

A single IP address specification. This is used in the MatchAttributes source and destination specifications.

AddressDefinition -> (string)

Specify an IP address or a block of IP addresses in Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) notation. Network Firewall supports all address ranges for IPv4.

Examples:

  • To configure Network Firewall to inspect for the IP address 192.0.2.44, specify 192.0.2.44/32 .
  • To configure Network Firewall to inspect for 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 .

SourcePorts -> (list)

The source ports to inspect for. If not specified, this matches with any source port. This setting is only used for protocols 6 (TCP) and 17 (UDP).

You can specify individual ports, for example 1994 and you can specify port ranges, for example 1990-1994 .

(structure)

A single port range specification. This is used for source and destination port ranges in the stateless rule MatchAttributes , SourcePorts , and DestinationPorts settings.

FromPort -> (integer)

The lower limit of the port range. This must be less than or equal to the ToPort specification.

ToPort -> (integer)

The upper limit of the port range. This must be greater than or equal to the FromPort specification.

DestinationPorts -> (list)

The destination ports to inspect for. If not specified, this matches with any destination port. This setting is only used for protocols 6 (TCP) and 17 (UDP).

You can specify individual ports, for example 1994 and you can specify port ranges, for example 1990-1994 .

(structure)

A single port range specification. This is used for source and destination port ranges in the stateless rule MatchAttributes , SourcePorts , and DestinationPorts settings.

FromPort -> (integer)

The lower limit of the port range. This must be less than or equal to the ToPort specification.

ToPort -> (integer)

The upper limit of the port range. This must be greater than or equal to the FromPort specification.

Protocols -> (list)

The protocols to inspect for, specified using each protocol's assigned internet protocol number (IANA). If not specified, this matches with any protocol.

(integer)

TCPFlags -> (list)

The TCP flags and masks to inspect for. If not specified, this matches with any settings. This setting is only used for protocol 6 (TCP).

(structure)

TCP flags and masks to inspect packets for, used in stateless rules MatchAttributes settings.

Flags -> (list)

Used in conjunction with the Masks setting to define the flags that must be set and flags that must not be set in order for the packet to match. This setting can only specify values that are also specified in the Masks setting.

For the flags that are specified in the masks setting, the following must be true for the packet to match:

  • The ones that are set in this flags setting must be set in the packet.
  • The ones that are not set in this flags setting must also not be set in the packet.

(string)

Masks -> (list)

The set of flags to consider in the inspection. To inspect all flags in the valid values list, leave this with no setting.

(string)

Actions -> (list)

The actions to take on a packet that matches one of the stateless rule definition's match attributes. You must specify a standard action and you can add custom actions.

Note

Network Firewall only forwards a packet for stateful rule inspection if you specify aws:forward_to_sfe for a rule that the packet matches, or if the packet doesn't match any stateless rule and you specify aws:forward_to_sfe for the StatelessDefaultActions setting for the FirewallPolicy .

For every rule, you must specify exactly one of the following standard actions.

  • aws:pass - Discontinues all inspection of the packet and permits it to go to its intended destination.
  • aws:drop - Discontinues all inspection of the packet and blocks it from going to its intended destination.
  • aws:forward_to_sfe - Discontinues stateless inspection of the packet and forwards it to the stateful rule engine for inspection.

Additionally, you can specify a custom action. To do this, you define a custom action by name and type, then provide the name you've assigned to the action in this Actions setting. For information about the options, see CustomAction .

To provide more than one action in this setting, separate the settings with a comma. For example, if you have a custom PublishMetrics action that you've named MyMetricsAction , then you could specify the standard action aws:pass and the custom action with [“aws:pass”, “MyMetricsAction”] .

(string)

Priority -> (integer)

A setting that indicates the order in which to run this rule relative to all of the rules that are defined for a stateless rule group. Network Firewall evaluates the rules in a rule group starting with the lowest priority setting. You must ensure that the priority settings are unique for the rule group.

Each stateless rule group uses exactly one StatelessRulesAndCustomActions object, and each StatelessRulesAndCustomActions contains exactly one StatelessRules object. To ensure unique priority settings for your rule groups, set unique priorities for the stateless rules that you define inside any single StatelessRules object.

You can change the priority settings of your rules at any time. To make it easier to insert rules later, number them so there's a wide range in between, for example use 100, 200, and so on.

CustomActions -> (list)

Defines an array of individual custom action definitions that are available for use by the stateless rules in this StatelessRulesAndCustomActions specification. You name each custom action that you define, and then you can use it by name in your StatelessRule RuleDefinition Actions specification.

(structure)

An optional, non-standard action to use for stateless packet handling. You can define this in addition to the standard action that you must specify.

You define and name the custom actions that you want to be able to use, and then you reference them by name in your actions settings.

You can use custom actions in the following places:

  • In a rule group's StatelessRulesAndCustomActions specification. The custom actions are available for use by name inside the StatelessRulesAndCustomActions where you define them. You can use them for your stateless rule actions to specify what to do with a packet that matches the rule's match attributes.
  • In a FirewallPolicy specification, in StatelessCustomActions . The custom actions are available for use inside the policy where you define them. You can use them for the policy's default stateless actions settings to specify what to do with packets that don't match any of the policy's stateless rules.

ActionName -> (string)

The descriptive name of the custom action. You can't change the name of a custom action after you create it.

ActionDefinition -> (structure)

The custom action associated with the action name.

PublishMetricAction -> (structure)

Stateless inspection criteria that publishes the specified metrics to Amazon CloudWatch for the matching packet. This setting defines a CloudWatch dimension value to be published.

You can pair this custom action with any of the standard stateless rule actions. For example, you could pair this in a rule action with the standard action that forwards the packet for stateful inspection. Then, when a packet matches the rule, Network Firewall publishes metrics for the packet and forwards it.

Dimensions -> (list)

(structure)

The value to use in an Amazon CloudWatch custom metric dimension. This is used in the PublishMetrics CustomAction . A CloudWatch custom metric dimension is a name/value pair that's part of the identity of a metric.

AWS Network Firewall sets the dimension name to CustomAction and you provide the dimension value.

For more information about CloudWatch custom metric dimensions, see Publishing Custom Metrics in the Amazon CloudWatch User Guide .

Value -> (string)

The value to use in the custom metric dimension.

RuleGroupResponse -> (structure)

The high-level properties of a rule group. This, along with the RuleGroup , define the rule group. You can retrieve all objects for a rule group by calling DescribeRuleGroup .

RuleGroupArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the rule group.

Note

If this response is for a create request that had DryRun set to TRUE , then this ARN is a placeholder that isn't attached to a valid resource.

RuleGroupName -> (string)

The descriptive name of the rule group. You can't change the name of a rule group after you create it.

RuleGroupId -> (string)

The unique identifier for the rule group.

Description -> (string)

A description of the rule group.

Type -> (string)

Indicates whether the rule group is stateless or stateful. If the rule group is stateless, it contains stateless rules. If it is stateful, it contains stateful rules.

Capacity -> (integer)

The maximum operating resources that this rule group can use. Rule group capacity is fixed at creation. When you update a rule group, you are limited to this capacity. When you reference a rule group from a firewall policy, Network Firewall reserves this capacity for the rule group.

You can retrieve the capacity that would be required for a rule group before you create the rule group by calling CreateRuleGroup with DryRun set to TRUE .

RuleGroupStatus -> (string)

Detailed information about the current status of a rule group.

Tags -> (list)

The key:value pairs to associate with the resource.

(structure)

A key:value pair associated with an AWS resource. The key:value pair can be anything you define. Typically, the tag key represents a category (such as "environment") and the tag value represents a specific value within that category (such as "test," "development," or "production"). You can add up to 50 tags to each AWS resource.

Key -> (string)

The part of the key:value pair that defines a tag. You can use a tag key to describe a category of information, such as "customer." Tag keys are case-sensitive.

Value -> (string)

The part of the key:value pair that defines a tag. You can use a tag value to describe a specific value within a category, such as "companyA" or "companyB." Tag values are case-sensitive.