UpdateMalwareScanSettings - Amazon GuardDuty
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Updates the malware scan settings.

There might be regional differences because some data sources might not be available in all the Amazon Regions where GuardDuty is presently supported. For more information, see Regions and endpoints.

Request Syntax

POST /detector/detectorId/malware-scan-settings HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "ebsSnapshotPreservation": "string", "scanResourceCriteria": { "exclude": { "string" : { "mapEquals": [ { "key": "string", "value": "string" } ] } }, "include": { "string" : { "mapEquals": [ { "key": "string", "value": "string" } ] } } } }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The unique ID of the detector that specifies the GuardDuty service where you want to update scan settings.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 300.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


An enum value representing possible snapshot preservation settings.

Type: String


Required: No


Represents the criteria to be used in the filter for selecting resources to scan.

Type: ScanResourceCriteria object

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200

Response Elements

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


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


A bad request exception object.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An internal server error exception object.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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