AWS IoT
API Reference

CreateSecurityProfile

Creates a Device Defender security profile.

Request Syntax

POST /security-profiles/securityProfileName HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "alertTargets": { "string" : { "alertTargetArn": "string", "roleArn": "string" } }, "behaviors": [ { "criteria": { "comparisonOperator": "string", "durationSeconds": number, "value": { "cidrs": [ "string" ], "count": number, "ports": [ number ] } }, "metric": "string", "name": "string" } ], "securityProfileDescription": "string", "tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "string" } ] }

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.

securityProfileName

The name you are giving to the security profile.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9:_-]+

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

alertTargets

Specifies the destinations to which alerts are sent. (Alerts are always sent to the console.) Alerts are generated when a device (thing) violates a behavior.

Type: String to AlertTarget object map

Valid Keys: SNS

Required: No

behaviors

Specifies the behaviors that, when violated by a device (thing), cause an alert.

Type: Array of Behavior objects

Array Members: Maximum number of 100 items.

Required: Yes

securityProfileDescription

A description of the security profile.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 1000.

Pattern: [\p{Graph}\x20]*

Required: No

tags

Metadata which can be used to manage the security profile.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "securityProfileArn": "string", "securityProfileName": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

securityProfileArn

The ARN of the security profile.

Type: String

securityProfileName

The name you gave to the security profile.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9:_-]+

Errors

InternalFailureException

An unexpected error has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidRequestException

The request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ResourceAlreadyExistsException

The resource already exists.

HTTP Status Code: 409

ThrottlingException

The rate exceeds the limit.

HTTP Status Code: 429

See Also

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