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AWS WAF monitoring integration

New Relic offers an integration for reporting your AWS Web Application Firewall data. 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 New Relic.

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, go to one.newrelic.com > Infrastructure > AWS and select an integration.

You can query and explore your data using the following event type:

WAF Classic

Entity

Event Type

Provider

WebACL

AwsWafWebACLSample

AwsWafWebACL

RuleGroup

AwsWafRuleGroupSample

AwsWafRuleGroup

WAF V2

Entity

Event Type

Provider

WebACL

AwsWafV2WebACLSample

AwsWafV2WebACL

RuleGroup

AwsWafV2RuleGroupSample

AwsWafV2RuleGroup

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.

For more help

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