Running tests
You can use Snyk to test your code in different ways:
Tests may be limited on your account; see What counts as a test? for more information.

With the Snyk CLI you can use the following commands:
  • Scan open-source code with snyk test.
  • Scan application code with snyk code test.
  • Scan container images with snyk container test.
  • Scan Infrastructure as Code (IaC) files with snyk iac test.

A test is run when you add a new project, or click the Retest now button on a Project in the Overview tab.
See Snyk Web UI for details.

Tests are counted when calls are made to the endpoint.
See API documentation for details.

Snyk provides automatic scanning functions with recurring tests, allowing you to catch new vulnerabilities automatically. After you import a project, Snyk automatically runs periodic checks to see if your code is affected by newly disclosed vulnerabilities.
Test frequency is set to daily by default. To change frequency, go to either the Usage page (see Usage page details) or the project Settings page (see View project settings).

Use the snyk monitor CLI command to create a snapshot of a project on the Snyk website that will be continuously monitored for new vulnerabilities.

Snyk can be enabled to scan every Pull Request (PR) submitted on your monitored repositories for vulnerabilities, to help prevent new vulnerabilities being added to your codebase.
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