Amazon Elastic Container Registry
API Reference (API Version 2015-09-21)

StartImageScan

Starts an image vulnerability scan. An image scan can only be started once per day on an individual image. This limit includes if an image was scanned on initial push. For more information, see Image Scanning in the Amazon Elastic Container Registry User Guide.

Request Syntax

{ "imageId": { "imageDigest": "string", "imageTag": "string" }, "registryId": "string", "repositoryName": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

imageId

An object with identifying information for an Amazon ECR image.

Type: ImageIdentifier object

Required: Yes

registryId

The AWS account ID associated with the registry that contains the repository in which to start an image scan request. If you do not specify a registry, the default registry is assumed.

Type: String

Pattern: [0-9]{12}

Required: No

repositoryName

The name of the repository that contains the images to scan.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 2. Maximum length of 256.

Pattern: (?:[a-z0-9]+(?:[._-][a-z0-9]+)*/)*[a-z0-9]+(?:[._-][a-z0-9]+)*

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "imageId": { "imageDigest": "string", "imageTag": "string" }, "imageScanStatus": { "description": "string", "status": "string" }, "registryId": "string", "repositoryName": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

imageId

An object with identifying information for an Amazon ECR image.

Type: ImageIdentifier object

imageScanStatus

The current state of the scan.

Type: ImageScanStatus object

registryId

The registry ID associated with the request.

Type: String

Pattern: [0-9]{12}

repositoryName

The repository name associated with the request.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 2. Maximum length of 256.

Pattern: (?:[a-z0-9]+(?:[._-][a-z0-9]+)*/)*[a-z0-9]+(?:[._-][a-z0-9]+)*

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

ImageNotFoundException

The image requested does not exist in the specified repository.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidParameterException

The specified parameter is invalid. Review the available parameters for the API request.

HTTP Status Code: 400

RepositoryNotFoundException

The specified repository could not be found. Check the spelling of the specified repository and ensure that you are performing operations on the correct registry.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ServerException

These errors are usually caused by a server-side issue.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: