How to Create Firewall Policy on Amazon Web Service(AWS).

An AWS Network Firewall firewall policy defines the monitoring and protection behavior for a firewall. The details of the behavior are defined in the rule groups that you add to your policy, and in some policy default settings. To use a firewall policy, you associate it with one or more firewalls.


  • Login to aws portal.
  • Click on Services.


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  • Under Networking & Content Delivery select VPC.


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  • Click on Firewall Policies.


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  • Click on Create Firewall policy.


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  • Provide Firewall policy name.
  • Click on Next.


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  • Choose how to treat fragmented packets & Actions.


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  • Select existing rule group.
  • Click on Add rule group.


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  • Click on Stateful rule group.


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  • Select existing rule group.
  • Click on Add rule group.


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  • Click on Next.


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  • Provide Key name & value for firewall policy.
  • Click on Next.


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  • Review all the configurations.


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  • Click on Create firewall policy.


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  • After sometime firewall policy is created.


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Create Firewall policy using Shell

create-firewall-policy –firewall-policy-name policy-name –firewall-policy <value> -description <value>


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