WAFRegional / Client / get_regex_pattern_set




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Returns the RegexPatternSet specified by RegexPatternSetId.

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Request Syntax

response = client.get_regex_pattern_set(

RegexPatternSetId (string) –


The RegexPatternSetId of the RegexPatternSet that you want to get. RegexPatternSetId is returned by CreateRegexPatternSet and by ListRegexPatternSets.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'RegexPatternSet': {
        'RegexPatternSetId': 'string',
        'Name': 'string',
        'RegexPatternStrings': [

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • RegexPatternSet (dict) –

      Information about the RegexPatternSet that you specified in the GetRegexPatternSet request, including the identifier of the pattern set and the regular expression patterns you want AWS WAF to search for.

      • RegexPatternSetId (string) –

        The identifier for the RegexPatternSet. You use RegexPatternSetId to get information about a RegexPatternSet, update a RegexPatternSet, remove a RegexPatternSet from a RegexMatchSet, and delete a RegexPatternSet from AWS WAF.

        RegexMatchSetId is returned by CreateRegexPatternSet and by ListRegexPatternSets.

      • Name (string) –

        A friendly name or description of the RegexPatternSet. You can’t change Name after you create a RegexPatternSet.

      • RegexPatternStrings (list) –

        Specifies the regular expression (regex) patterns that you want AWS WAF to search for, such as B[a@]dB[o0]t.

        • (string) –


  • WAFRegional.Client.exceptions.WAFInternalErrorException

  • WAFRegional.Client.exceptions.WAFInvalidAccountException

  • WAFRegional.Client.exceptions.WAFNonexistentItemException