Custom rule


Creates a custom rule associated with a security configuration. Custom rules are rules that you define yourself and are not part of the Kona Rule Set.

Scopes: Security configuration


terraform {
  required_providers {
    akamai = {
      source = "akamai/akamai"

provider "akamai" {
  edgerc = "~/.edgerc"

data "akamai_appsec_configuration" "configuration" {
  name = "Documentation"

data "local_file" "rules" {
  filename = "${path.module}/custom_rules.json"

resource "akamai_appsec_custom_rule" "custom_rule" {
  config_id   = data.akamai_appsec_configuration.configuration.config_id
  custom_rule = data.local_file.rules.content

output "custom_rule_rule_id" {
  value = akamai_appsec_custom_rule.custom_rule.custom_rule_id

Argument reference

This resource supports the following arguments:

  • config_id (Required). Unique identifier of the security configuration associated with the custom rule being modified.
  • custom_rule (Required). Path to a JSON file containing the custom rule definition.

Attribute reference

In addition to the arguments above, the following attribute is exported:

  • custom_rule_id. ID of the new custom rule.