Using the Amazon Network Firewall REST API - Amazon Network Firewall
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Using the Amazon Network Firewall REST API

This section describes how to make requests to the Network Firewall API for creating and managing firewalls in Network Firewall. This section covers the components of requests, the content of responses, and how to authenticate requests.

For general guidance on accessing the Amazon APIs, see the Amazon APIs in the Amazon General Reference.


If you use a programming language that has an Amazon SDK, use the SDK rather than trying to work your way through the APIs. The SDKs make authentication simpler, integrate more easily with your development environment, and provide easy access to Network Firewall commands. For more information about the Amazon SDKs, see Setting up tool access in the topic Setting up.