AWS API Gateway Request Validator

This page shows how to write Terraform and CloudFormation for API Gateway Request Validator and write them securely.

aws_api_gateway_request_validator (Terraform)

The Request Validator in API Gateway can be configured in Terraform with the resource name aws_api_gateway_request_validator. The following sections describe 3 examples of how to use the resource and its parameters.

Example Usage from GitHub

github-iconcloudskiff/driftctl
resource "aws_api_gateway_request_validator" "foo" {
    name                        = "foo"
    rest_api_id                 = aws_api_gateway_rest_api.foo.id
    validate_request_body       = true
    validate_request_parameters = true
}
github-iconcosmic-fusion/cosmic-fusion-api
resource "aws_api_gateway_request_validator" "validator" {
  name                        = var.request_validator_name
  rest_api_id                 = var.rest_api_id
  validate_request_body       = true
  validate_request_parameters = true
github-iconalbumprinter/infra-terraform-modules
resource "aws_api_gateway_request_validator" "this" {
  name                        = var.name
  rest_api_id                 = aws_api_gateway_rest_api.this.id
  validate_request_body       = true
  validate_request_parameters = true
}

Parameters

Explanation in Terraform Registry

Manages an API Gateway Request Validator.

AWS::ApiGateway::RequestValidator (CloudFormation)

The RequestValidator in ApiGateway can be configured in CloudFormation with the resource name AWS::ApiGateway::RequestValidator. The following sections describe how to use the resource and its parameters.

Parameters

Explanation in CloudFormation Registry

The AWS::ApiGateway::RequestValidator resource sets up basic validation rules for incoming requests to your API. For more information, see Enable Basic Request Validation for an API in API Gateway in the API Gateway Developer Guide.

Frequently asked questions

What is AWS API Gateway Request Validator?

AWS API Gateway Request Validator is a resource for API Gateway of Amazon Web Service. Settings can be wrote in Terraform and CloudFormation.

Where can I find the example code for the AWS API Gateway Request Validator?

For Terraform, the cloudskiff/driftctl, cosmic-fusion/cosmic-fusion-api and albumprinter/infra-terraform-modules source code examples are useful. See the Terraform Example section for further details.