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This function is used in Python Scripting.


Forces execution of a scan class. On a leased scan class, if both the fast and slow rate are set to 0, this will not execute.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.


system.tag.scan(provider, scname)

  • Parameters
    • String provider - The name of the scan class provider. If blank, it will use the default. Required if used in the gateway scope.
    • String scname - The name of the scan class to execute.
  • Returns
    • Nothing
  • Scope
    • All

Code Examples

Example #1
# This code would immediately execute a scan on the scan class named My Slow Scan Class, even though it is only supposed to execute every minute.

system.tag.scan("MyProvider", "My Slow Scan Class")