VisibilityConfig - AWS WAFV2


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



Indicates whether the associated resource sends metrics to Amazon CloudWatch. For the list of available metrics, see AWS WAF Metrics in the AWS WAF Developer Guide.

For web ACLs, the metrics are for web requests that have the web ACL default action applied. AWS WAF applies the default action to web requests that pass the inspection of all rules in the web ACL without being either allowed or blocked. For more information, see The web ACL default action in the AWS WAF Developer Guide.

Type: Boolean

Required: Yes


A name of the Amazon CloudWatch metric dimension. 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 that are 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


Indicates 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: