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AWS Web Application Firewall

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Overview

AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications from common web exploits.

Enable this integration to see in Datadog all your WAF metrics.

Setup

Installation

If you haven’t already, set up the Amazon Web Services integration first.

Configuration

  1. In the AWS integration tile, ensure that WAF is checked under metric collection.

  2. Install the Datadog - AWS WAF integration.

Data Collected

Metrics

aws.waf.allowed_requests
(count)
The number of allowed web requests.
shown as request
aws.waf.blocked_requests
(count)
The number of blocked web requests.
shown as request
aws.waf.counted_requests
(count)
The number of counted web requests.
shown as request

Each of the metrics retrieved from AWS will be assigned the same tags that appear in the AWS console, including but not limited to host name, security-groups, and more.

Events

The AWS WAF integration does not include any event at this time.

Service Checks

The AWS WAF integration does not include any service check at this time.

Troubleshooting

Need help? Contact Datadog Support.