ValidateSecurityProfileBehaviors - Amazon IoT
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Validates a Device Defender security profile behaviors specification.

Requires permission to access the ValidateSecurityProfileBehaviors action.

Request Syntax

POST /security-profile-behaviors/validate HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "behaviors": [ { "criteria": { "comparisonOperator": "string", "consecutiveDatapointsToAlarm": number, "consecutiveDatapointsToClear": number, "durationSeconds": number, "mlDetectionConfig": { "confidenceLevel": "string" }, "statisticalThreshold": { "statistic": "string" }, "value": { "cidrs": [ "string" ], "count": number, "number": number, "numbers": [ number ], "ports": [ number ], "strings": [ "string" ] } }, "exportMetric": boolean, "metric": "string", "metricDimension": { "dimensionName": "string", "operator": "string" }, "name": "string", "suppressAlerts": boolean } ] }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


Specifies the behaviors that, when violated by a device (thing), cause an alert.

Type: Array of Behavior objects

Array Members: Maximum number of 100 items.

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "valid": boolean, "validationErrors": [ { "errorMessage": "string" } ] }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


True if the behaviors were valid.

Type: Boolean


The list of any errors found in the behaviors.

Type: Array of ValidationError objects



An unexpected error has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The rate exceeds the limit.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific Amazon SDKs, see the following: