AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the DeleteRule operation. Permanently deletes a Rule. You can't delete a Rule if it's still used in any WebACL objects or if it still includes any predicates, such as ByteMatchSet objects.

If you just want to remove a Rule from a WebACL, use UpdateWebACL.

To permanently delete a Rule from AWS WAF, perform the following steps:

  1. Update the Rule to remove predicates, if any. For more information, see UpdateRule.

  2. Use GetChangeToken to get the change token that you provide in the ChangeToken parameter of a DeleteRule request.

  3. Submit a DeleteRule request.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


public class DeleteRuleRequest : AmazonWAFRequest

The DeleteRuleRequest type exposes the following members


Public Method DeleteRuleRequest()


Public Property ChangeToken System.String

Gets and sets the property ChangeToken.

The value returned by the most recent call to GetChangeToken.

Public Property RuleId System.String

Gets and sets the property RuleId.

The RuleId of the Rule that you want to delete. RuleId is returned by CreateRule and by ListRules.


The following example deletes a rule with the ID WAFRule-1-Example.

To delete a rule

var response = client.DeleteRule(new DeleteRuleRequest 
    ChangeToken = "abcd12f2-46da-4fdb-b8d5-fbd4c466928f",
    RuleId = "WAFRule-1-Example"

string changeToken = response.ChangeToken;


Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.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