AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a RuleGroup. A rule group is a collection of predefined rules that you add to a web ACL. You use UpdateRuleGroup to add rules to the rule group.

Rule groups are subject to the following limits:

For more information about how to use the AWS WAF API to allow or block HTTP requests, see the AWS WAF Developer Guide.


For .NET Core and PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to CreateRuleGroupAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.WAF
Assembly: AWSSDK.WAF.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual CreateRuleGroupResponse CreateRuleGroup(
         CreateRuleGroupRequest request
Type: Amazon.WAF.Model.CreateRuleGroupRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the CreateRuleGroup service method.

Return Value
The response from the CreateRuleGroup service method, as returned by WAF.


WAFDisallowedNameException The name specified is invalid.
WAFInternalErrorException The operation failed because of a system problem, even though the request was valid. Retry your request.
WAFLimitsExceededException The operation exceeds a resource limit, for example, the maximum number of WebACL objects that you can create for an AWS account. For more information, see Limits in the AWS WAF Developer Guide.
WAFStaleDataException The operation failed because you tried to create, update, or delete an object by using a change token that has already been used.

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

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