GetByteMatchSet - AWS WAFV2



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Returns the ByteMatchSet specified by ByteMatchSetId.

Request Syntax

{ "ByteMatchSetId": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The ByteMatchSetId of the ByteMatchSet that you want to get. ByteMatchSetId is returned by CreateByteMatchSet and by ListByteMatchSets.

Type: String

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

Pattern: .*\S.*

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "ByteMatchSet": { "ByteMatchSetId": "string", "ByteMatchTuples": [ { "FieldToMatch": { "Data": "string", "Type": "string" }, "PositionalConstraint": "string", "TargetString": blob, "TextTransformation": "string" } ], "Name": "string" } }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


Information about the ByteMatchSet that you specified in the GetByteMatchSet request. For more information, see the following topics:

  • ByteMatchSet: Contains ByteMatchSetId, ByteMatchTuples, and Name

  • ByteMatchTuples: Contains an array of ByteMatchTuple objects. Each ByteMatchTuple object contains FieldToMatch, PositionalConstraint, TargetString, and TextTransformation

  • FieldToMatch: Contains Data and Type

Type: ByteMatchSet object


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


The operation failed because of a system problem, even though the request was valid. Retry your request.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The operation failed because you tried to create, update, or delete an object by using an invalid account identifier.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The operation failed because the referenced object doesn't exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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