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Associates a web ACL with a resource, either an application load balancer or Amazon API Gateway stage.

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See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--web-acl-id <value>
--resource-arn <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--web-acl-id (string)

A unique identifier (ID) for the web ACL.

--resource-arn (string)

The ARN (Amazon Resource Name) of the resource to be protected, either an application load balancer or Amazon API Gateway stage.

The ARN should be in one of the following formats:

  • For an Application Load Balancer: ``arn:aws:elasticloadbalancing:region :account-id :loadbalancer/app/load-balancer-name /load-balancer-id ``
  • For an Amazon API Gateway stage: ``arn:aws:apigateway:region ::/restapis/api-id /stages/stage-name ``

--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.


To associate a web ACL with a resource

The following associate-web-acl command associates a web ACL, specified by the web-acl-id, with a resource, specified by the resource-arn. The resource ARN can refer to either a application load balancer or an API Gateway:

aws waf-regional associate-web-acl \
    --web-acl-id a123fae4-b567-8e90-1234-5ab67ac8ca90 \
    --resource-arn 12cs345-67cd-890b-1cd2-c3a4567d89f1

For more information, see Working with Web ACLs in the AWS WAF Developer Guide.