Custom-bot category


Returns information about the custom bot categories you’ve created.

By including the category_id argument you can limit the returned data to a single category.

Scopes: Security configuration; custom 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 information for all custom categories in the specified security configuration

data "akamai_botman_custom_bot_category" "custom_categories" {
  config_id  = data.akamai_appsec_configuration.configuration.config_id

output "custom_categories_json" {
  value = data.akamai_botman_custom_bot_category.custom_category.json

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

data "akamai_botman_custom_bot_category" "custom_category" {
  config_id   = data.akamai_appsec_configuration.configuration.config_id
  category_id = "2c8add8e-a23c-4c3e-a5c9-8a3dc0d4c0b8"

output "custom_category_json" {
  value = data.akamai_botman_custom_bot_category.custom_category.json

Argument reference

This resource supports the following arguments:

  • config_id (Required). Unique identifier of the security configuration associated with the custom bot categories.
  • category_id (Optional). Unique identifier of the custom bot category you want returned. If omitted, information about all your custom categories is returned.

Output options

The following options can be used to determine the information returned and how that returned information is formatted:

  • json. JSON-formatted output containing information about your custom bot categories. This output includes the IDs of both the custom bots and the Akamai-defined bots assigned to a category.