Rate policies


Returns information about your rate policies. Rate polices help you monitor and moderate the number and rate of all the requests you receive; in turn, this helps you prevent your website from being overwhelmed by a dramatic, and unexpected, surge in traffic.

Scopes: Security configuration; rate policy


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

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

// USE CASE: User wants to view all the rate policies associated with a configuration.

data "akamai_appsec_configuration" "configuration" {
  name = "Documentation"
data "akamai_appsec_rate_policies" "rate_policies" {
  config_id = data.akamai_appsec_configuration.configuration.config_id
output "rate_policies_output" {
  value = data.akamai_appsec_rate_policies.rate_policies.output_text
output "rate_policies_json" {
  value = data.akamai_appsec_rate_policies.rate_policies.json

// USE CASE: User wants to see a specific rate policy.

data "akamai_appsec_rate_policies" "rate_policy" {
  config_id      = data.akamai_appsec_configuration.configuration.config_id
  rate_policy_id = "122149"
output "rate_policy_json" {
  value = data.akamai_appsec_rate_policies.rate_policy.json
output "rate_policy_output" {
  value = data.akamai_appsec_rate_policies.rate_policy.output_text

Argument reference

This data source supports the following arguments:

  • config_id (Required). Unique identifier of the security configuration associated with the rate policies.
  • rate_policy_id (Optional). Unique identifier of the rate policy you want to return information for. If not included, information is returned for all your rate policies.

Output options

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

  • output_text. Tabular report showing the ID and name of the rate policies.
  • json. JSON-formatted list of the rate policy information.