Datadog-AWS Web Application Firewall Integration

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. There are no other installation steps that need to be performed.

Configuration

In the Amazon Web Services integration tile, ensure that WAF is checked under metric collection.

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.