AWS WAF, AWS Firewall Manager, and AWS Shield Advanced
Developer Guide (API Version 2019-07-29)

Getting Started with AWS Firewall Manager to Enable AWS WAF Classic Rules

Note

The latest version of AWS WAF was released in November, 2019. AWS Firewall Manager currently works with the prior version, AWS WAF Classic, and not AWS WAF. For information about AWS WAF Classic, see AWS WAF Classic.

You can use AWS Firewall Manager to enable AWS WAF Classic rules, AWS Shield Advanced protections, and Amazon VPC security groups. The steps for getting set up are slightly different for each. If you want to use Firewall Manager to enable AWS Shield Advanced protections, follow the steps in Getting Started with AWS Firewall Manager to Enable AWS Shield Advanced Protection. If you want to use Firewall Manager to enable Amazon VPC security groups, follow the steps in Getting Started with AWS Firewall Manager Amazon VPC Security Group Policies.

To use Firewall Manager to enable AWS WAF Classic rules, perform the following steps in sequence.