Updated on July 3, 2024

Data Scan Status

The Data Scan Status API’s PUT method allows users to retrieve the status of a data scan process initiated through the Data Scan Async API. This document provides details on how to use the API, the required input parameters, and the expected output.

Note: To obtain the <auth token>, please refer to the Step-by-Step Guide to Obtain Your Auth Token.

# Import the ProtectoVault class from the protecto_ai module
from protecto_ai import ProtectoVault
# Create an instance of ProtectoVault with your authentication token
obj = ProtectoVault("<auth_token>")

HTTP Method: PUT

Endpoint: /data-scan-status

Code Snippet

["47882682-9f38-4f45-afec-daadaa1b230b", "97d18b52-ade8-44f8-9176-802e329c0d2b"]

Input Parameters :

The API expects a JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) object as input with the following key:

  1. tracking_id(s):
    • Description: A single tracking ID or a list of tracking IDs obtained from the Data Scan Async API. This is the identifier associated with the data scan process.
    • Type: String or Array of Strings
    • Example:
      • Single ID: "123456789"
      • List of IDs: ["123456789", "987654321"]


The API will respond with detailed information about the status of the specified data scan process(es):

  "data": [
    "tracking_id": "47882682-9f38-4f45-afec-daadaa1b230b",
    "status": "PENDING ",
    "submitted_at": "2023-11-18 06:20:38.346615",
    "process_started_at": "2023-11-18 06:20:38.346615",
    "process_ended_at": "2023-11-18 06:20:38.346615",
    "error_msg": "-"
    "tracking_id": "97d18b52-ade8-44f8-9176-802e329c0d2b",
    "status": "SUCCESS ",
    "submitted_at": "2023-11-18 06:20:38.346615",
    "process_started_at": "2023-11-18 06:20:38.346615",
    "process_ended_at": "2023-11-18 06:20:38.346615",
    "error_msg": "-"
  "success": "true",
  "error": {
    "message": ""

Output Parameters :

  1. tracking_id:
    • Type: String
  2. status:
    • Description: The current status of the data scan process.
    • Type: String
  3. Submitted_at:
    • Description: The time at which the request was made.
    • Type: Timestamp
  4. process_started_at:
    • Description: The time at which the data scan process started.
    • Type: Timestamp
  5. process_ended_at:
    • Description: The time at which the data scan process ended.
    • Type: Timestamp
  6. error_msg:
    • Description: If any error occurred during the data scan, it will be recorded here.
    • Type: String (nullable)
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