VisibilityConfig - AWS WAFV2



This is the latest version of AWS WAF, named AWS WAFV2, released in November, 2019. For information, including how to migrate your AWS WAF resources from the prior release, see the AWS WAF Developer Guide.

Defines and enables Amazon CloudWatch metrics and web request sample collection.



A boolean indicating whether the associated resource sends metrics to CloudWatch. For the list of available metrics, see AWS WAF Metrics.

Type: Boolean

Required: Yes


A name of the CloudWatch metric. The name can contain only the characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, - (hyphen), and _ (underscore). The name can be from one to 128 characters long. It can't contain whitespace or metric names reserved for AWS WAF, for example "All" and "Default_Action."

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: ^[\w#:\.\-/]+$

Required: Yes


A boolean indicating whether AWS WAF should store a sampling of the web requests that match the rules. You can view the sampled requests through the AWS WAF console.

Type: Boolean

Required: Yes

See Also

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