To scan a repository on Docker Hub, create a new registry scan rule.
To specify an official Docker repository, enter library/, followed by the short string used to designate the repo.
For example, to scan the images in the official Alpine Linux repository, enter library/alpine.
To specify non-official repositories, enter the user name or organization name, followed by a slash, followed by the name of the repo.
For example, to specify the alpine repository in onescience’s account, enter onescience/alpine.
To scan all repos from a user or organization, simply enter the user or organization name, followed by a wildcard (
For example, to scan all repos created by onescience, enter onescience*.
field blank. An empty field specifies Docker Hub (hub.docker.com).
, enter the name of the repo to scan.
For example, enter
to scan the official Alpine image.
If the repo is part of an organization, use the organization/repository format.
, select the credentials to use.
If you are scanning a public repository, leave this field blank.
If you are scanning a private repository, and no credentials exist yet, click
, and fill out the rest of the fields.
, specify whether the repo holds
Console automatically selects an available Defender to execute the scan job.
Alternatively, you can explicitly select a Defender from the drop-down list.
Defenders are listed according to the hosts where they run.
For more information, see deployment patterns.
Number of scanners
, enter the number of Defenders across which scan jobs can be distributed.
to the number of most recent images to scan.
set to the default value of
will scan the most recent 5 images.
Setting this field to
will scan all images.
Click the yellow save button.
Verify that the images in the repository are being scanned.
Monitor > Vulnerabilities > Registry
A progress bar shows the status of the current scan.
As the scan of each image is completed, its findings are added to the results table.
To get details about the vulnerabilities in an image, click on it.
To force a specific repository to be scanned again, select it from the drop-down menu on the top right of the results table, then click the