Manage Web Application Firewall policies

You can centrally create and associate Web Application Firewall (WAF) policies for your application delivery platforms, including Azure Front Door and Azure Application Gateway.


Associate a WAF policy

  1. Sign in to the Azure portal at
  2. In the Azure portal search bar, type Firewall Manager and press Enter.
  3. On the Azure Firewall Manager page, select Application Delivery Platforms. Screenshot of Firewall Manager application delivery platforms.
  4. Select your application delivery platform (Front Door or Application Gateway) to associate a WAF policy. In this example, we'll associate a WAF policy to a Front Door.
  5. Select Manage Security and then select Associate WAF policy. Screenshot of Firewall Manager associate WAF policy.
  6. Select either an existing policy or Create New.
  7. Select the domain(s) that you want the WAF policy to protect with your Azure Front Door profile.
  8. Select Associate.

View and manage WAF policies

  1. On the Azure Firewall Manager page, under Security, select Web application firewall policies to view all your policies.
  2. Select Add to create a new WAF policy or import settings from an existing WAF policy. Screenshot of Firewall Manager Web Application Firewall policies.

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