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AWS WAF, AWS Firewall Manager, and AWS Shield Advanced
Developer Guide (API Version 2015-08-24)

AWS WAF Dimensions

AWS WAF for CloudFront can use the following dimension combinations:

  • Rule, WebACL

  • RuleGroup, WebACL

  • Rule, RuleGroup

AWS WAF for Application Load Balancer can use the following dimension combinations:

  • Region, Rule, WebACL

  • Region, RuleGroup, WebACL

  • Region, Rule, RuleGroup

Dimension Description

Rule

One of the following:

  • The metric name of the Rule.

  • ALL, which represents all rules within a WebACL or RuleGroup.

  • Default_Action (only when combined with the WebACL dimension), which represents the action assigned to any request that does not match any rule with either an allow or block action.

RuleGroup

The metric name of the RuleGroup.

WebACL

The metric name of the WebACL.

Region

The region of the application load balancer.