AWS WAF & ALB One-Click Integration

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The purpose of this article to help you understand how to enable AWS WAF with one-click integration on ALB

On Feb 6, 2024, AWS launched One-Click Integration for AWS WAF and ALB. With one-click integration, you can directly associate an existing WebACL with Application Load Balancer (ALB) or create a new WebACL with basic AWS recommended managed WAF rules.

Step 1: Go to the ALB in EC2 console and navigate to the “Integrations” tab at the bottom

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Step 2: Under integrations, you should see the section for AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF). Expand on that section and click on “Associate a WAF Web ACL”

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Step 3: You should now see a drop down where the first option creates a new WebACL “Auto-create pre-defined web ACL” and the rest of the options would the existing WebACLs in the account and region

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Step 4: For this example, I would be going ahead with creating a new WebACL and click on “Confirm”

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Step 5: Once you confirm it, you will see the Integration status details as “Association is in progress”

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Step 6: You can verify the creation by going to the AWS WAF console. The naming will start with “CreatedbyALB-”

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Step 7: Click the WebACL and navigate to the “Rules” tab. You will see the recommended AWS managed rules that were created by default with the WebACL

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With the above mentioned steps, you can easily integrate ALB with AWS WAF.

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