Reset the status of scanned files


Occasionally, you might want to reset the scan status of successfully scanned files on an SVM by using the vserver vscan reset command to discard the cached information for the files. You might want to use this command to restart the virus scanning processing in case of a misconfigured scan, for example.

About this task

After you run the vserver vscan reset command, all eligible files will be scanned the next time they are accessed.


This command can affect performance adversely, depending on the number and size of the files to be rescanned.

  1. Reset the status of scanned files:

    vserver vscan reset -vserver data_SVM

    The following command resets the status of scanned files on the vs1SVM:

    cluster1::> vserver vscan reset -vserver vs1