GetRuleGroup - AWS WAFV2



This is AWS WAF Classic documentation. For more information, see AWS WAF Classic in the developer guide.

For the latest version of AWS WAF , use the AWS WAFV2 API and see the AWS WAF Developer Guide. With the latest version, AWS WAF has a single set of endpoints for regional and global use.

Returns the RuleGroup that is specified by the RuleGroupId that you included in the GetRuleGroup request.

To view the rules in a rule group, use ListActivatedRulesInRuleGroup.

Request Syntax

{ "RuleGroupId": "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 RuleGroupId of the RuleGroup that you want to get. RuleGroupId is returned by CreateRuleGroup and by ListRuleGroups.

Type: String

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

Pattern: .*\S.*

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "RuleGroup": { "MetricName": "string", "Name": "string", "RuleGroupId": "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 RuleGroup that you specified in the GetRuleGroup request.

Type: RuleGroup 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 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: