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RuleGroup

A collection of predefined rules that you can add to a web ACL.

Rule groups are subject to the following limits:

  • Three rule groups per account. You can request an increase to this limit by contacting customer support.

  • One rule group per web ACL.

  • Ten rules per rule group.

Contents

MetricName

A friendly name or description for the metrics for this RuleGroup. The name can contain only alphanumeric characters (A-Z, a-z, 0-9); the name can't contain whitespace. You can't change the name of the metric after you create the RuleGroup.

Type: String

Required: No

Name

The friendly name or description for the RuleGroup. You can't change the name of a RuleGroup after you create it.

Type: String

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

Required: No

RuleGroupId

A unique identifier for a RuleGroup. You use RuleGroupId to get more information about a RuleGroup (see GetRuleGroup), update a RuleGroup (see UpdateRuleGroup), insert a RuleGroup into a WebACL or delete a one from a WebACL (see UpdateWebACL), or delete a RuleGroup from AWS WAF (see DeleteRuleGroup).

RuleGroupId is returned by CreateRuleGroup and by ListRuleGroups.

Type: String

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

Required: Yes

See Also

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

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