Example of an HTTP request to scan a local file

The following example shows an HTTP request to scan a local file:

POST /scanfile HTTP/1.0

Content-Length: 35

X-KAV-ProtocolVersion: 1

X-KAV-Timeout: 10


* Full path to the EICAR test file *

If the file to scan is large, consider specifying the X-KAV-Timeout header.

The following example shows the corresponding response:

HTTP/1.0 200 OK

Date: Mon, 10 February 2014 12:25:21 GMT


Content-Length: 32

Connection: close

Content-Type: text/plain

X-KAV-ProtocolVersion: 1



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