On-demand file scan

Sometimes, you want to scan one particular file in your S3 bucket. You can do so by sending a scan job to bucketAV manually or programmatically via Amazon SQS & SNS or our HTTPS API.

Programmatically scan a file (#)

Please visit our Developer docs.

Manually scan a file (#)

  1. Visit the AWS SQS Management Console.
  2. Ensure that you are in the correct region.
  3. Navigate to Queues.
  4. Click on the queue with ScanQueue in the name.
  5. Click the Send and receive messages button.
  6. Set Message body (replace BUCKET_NAME with the S3 bucket name, e.g. mybucket, and OBJECT_KEY with the S3 object key, e.g. myfolder/myfile.pdf):
  "objects": [
      "bucket": "BUCKET_NAME",
      "key": "OBJECT_KEY"
  1. Click the Send message button. Send scan job
  2. Visit the AWS S3 Management Console
  3. Click on the bucket that stores the file.
  4. Navigate to the file.
  5. Click on the file.
  6. Scroll down to the Tags box. The bucketav contains the scan result (reload the page if no tag is visible). Object tag

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