AWS WAF monitoring integration

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Access to this feature depends on your subscription level. Requires Infrastructure Pro.

New Relic Infrastructure's integrations include an integration for reporting your AWS Web Application Firewall data to New Relic products. This document explains how to activate this integration and describes the data that can be reported.

Activate integration

To enable this integration follow standard procedures to connect AWS services to Infrastructure.

Configuration and polling

You can change the polling frequency and filter data using configuration options.

Default polling information for the AWS WAF integration:

  • New Relic polling interval: 5 minutes
  • Amazon CloudWatch data interval: 1 minute

Find and use data

To find your integration data in Infrastructure, go to infrastructure.newrelic.com > AWS and select an integration.

In New Relic Insights, data is attached to the following event type:

Entity Event Type Provider
WebACL AwsWafWebACLSample AwsWafWebACL
RuleGroup AwsWafRuleGroupSample AwsWafRuleGroup

For more on how to use your data, see Understand and use integration data.

Metric data

This integration collects AWS WAF data for WebACL and RuleGroup.

WAF WebACL data

Metric Unit Description

AllowedRequests

Count The number of allowed web requests.

BlockedRequests

Count The number of blocked web requests.

CountedRequests

Count A counted web request is one that matches all the conditions in a particular rule. Counted web requests are typically used for testing.

PassedRequests

Count Passed requests are requests that don't match any rule contained in the rule group.

WAF RuleGroup data

Metric Unit Description

AllowedRequests

Count The number of allowed web requests.

BlockedRequests

Count The number of blocked web requests.

CountedRequests

Count A counted web request is one that matches all the conditions in a particular rule. Counted web requests are typically used for testing.

PassedRequests

Count Passed requests are requests that don't match any rule contained in the rule group.

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