Getting started with AWS Firewall Manager AWS Shield Advanced policies - AWS WAF, AWS Firewall Manager, and AWS Shield Advanced

Getting started with AWS Firewall Manager AWS Shield Advanced policies

You can use AWS Firewall Manager to enable AWS WAF rules, AWS WAF Classic rules, AWS Shield Advanced protections, and Amazon VPC security groups. The steps for getting set up are slightly different for each:

Important

Firewall Manager does not support Amazon Route 53 or AWS Global Accelerator. If you need to protect these resources with Shield Advanced, you can't use a Firewall Manager policy. Instead, follow the instructions in Adding AWS Shield Advanced protection to AWS resources.

To use Firewall Manager to enable Shield Advanced protection, perform the following steps in sequence.