Create WAF ACL

Step 1: Go to AWS WAF Console

Step 2: Select Switch to AWS WAF Classic button

Step 3: Click Create Web ACL

Step 4: Fill in

  • Web ACL Name: ProtectUnicorn
  • Cloudwatch metric name: This should be automatically populated for you
  • Region: select the AWS Region you chose for your API Gateway
  • Resource type to associate with web ACL: pick API Gateway
  • Amazon API Gateway: Select your API
  • Stage: select Prod

Step 5: Click Next