Call the ModifyWafSwitch API to enable or disable Web attack protection.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action Boolean No ModifyWafSwitch

The operation that you want to perform. Valid values: ModifyWafSwitch.

Domain String No

The domain that you want to add to WAF.

InstanceId String No waf_elasticity-cn-0xldbqtm005

The ID of the WAF instance.

Note You can callDescribePayInfo to view your WAF instance ID.
ServiceOn Integer Yes 1

The Web attack protection switch. Valid values:

  • 0: indicates closing.
  • 1: indicates enabled.
Region String Yes cn

The ID of the region to which the WAF instance belongs. Set the value to:

  • cn: mainland China (default)
  • cn-hongkong: outside mainland China

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String D7861F61-5B61-46CE-A47C-6B19160D5EB0

The ID of the request.


The returned result.

Status Integer env

Request execution status:

  • 0: indicates that the request is pending execution.
  • 1: indicates that the request is being executed.
  • 2: indicates that the request has been completed.
WafTaskId String aliyun.waf.20180712214032277.qmxI9a

The ID of the WAF request.


Sample request Action=ModifyWafSwitch
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