AWS Firewall Manager prerequisites - AWS WAF, AWS Firewall Manager, and AWS Shield Advanced

AWS Firewall Manager prerequisites

This topic shows you how to get ready to administer AWS Firewall Manager. You use one Firewall Manager administrator account to manage all Firewall Manager security policies for your organization in AWS Organizations. Except where noted, perform the prerequisite steps using the account that you will use as the Firewall Manager administrator.

Before you use Firewall Manager for the first time, perform the following steps in sequence.

After you follow these steps, you can configure Firewall Manager to begin protecting your resources. For more information, see Getting started with AWS Firewall Manager AWS WAF policies.