Bot category action


Returns information about the action taken when a bot category is triggered.

Use the category_id argument to return the action for a specified category. By default, information is returned for all Akamai-defined categories.

Scopes: Security policy; bot category


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

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

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

// USE CASE: User wants to return category actions for all bot categories

data "akamai_botman_akamai_bot_category_action" "category_actions" {
  config_id          = data.akamai_appsec_configuration.configuration.config_id
  security_policy_id = "gms1_134637"

output "category_actions_json" {
  value = data.akamai_botman_akamai_bot_category_action.category_actions.json

// USE CASE: User only wants to return information for the bot category with the ID 2c8add8e-a23c-4c3e-a5c9-8a3dc0d4c0b8

data "akamai_botman_akamai_bot_category_action" "category_action" {
  config_id          = data.akamai_appsec_configuration.configuration.config_id
  security_policy_id = "gms1_134637"
  category_id        = "2c8add8e-a23c-4c3e-a5c9-8a3dc0d4c0b8"

output "category_action_json" {
  value = data.akamai_botman_akamai_bot_category_action.category_action.json

Argument reference

This resource supports the following arguments:

  • config_id (Required). Unique identifier of the security configuration associated with the bot category.
  • security_policy_id (Required). Unique identifier of the security policy associated with the bot category.
  • category_id (Optional). Unique identifier of an Akamai-defined bot category. Use this argument if you want to return the action for a specific category.

Output options

The following options determine the information returned and how that returned information is formatted:

  • json. JSON-formatted output containing information about your bot categories and their assigned action. Each category can have only one assigned action, an action that applies to each bot in the category.