Search Scans

Help & Examples
Attention: Consult the Search API Reference for searchable fields and additional tips.

  • Search requests (through the UI or API) are subject to your individual Search API Quotas. Make sure to use your API key.
  • The query field uses the ElasticSearch Query String to search for results.
  • All queries are run in filter mode, sorted by date with the more recent scans first. There is no scoring of search results.
  • You can group and concatenate search-terms with brackets
    ( )
    , and
    . The default operator is
  • You can concatenate terms within a group, e.g.
    page.domain:( OR
  • Always use the field names of the fields you want to search. Wildcards for the field-name are not supported! Field names are case sensitive!
  • Always escape reserved characters with backslash:
    + - = && || > < ! ( ) { } [ ] ^ " ~ * ? : \ /
  • Limit the time-range if possible using
    , e.g.
  • The
    allows relative queries like
    or range-queries like
    date:[2020-01-01 TO 2020-02-01]
    or both combined.
  • You can only use leading wildcard searches and regular expression searches on supported fields, and only as a signed-in user.
  • Everything is indexed as lowercase, even if the Search API returns values in a case-preserving manner.
  • Regular expressions are always anchored to beginning/end of the tokens (implicit ^ and $). Make sure to prefix/suffix with
    to match infix strings.
  • Domain fields contain the whole domain and each smaller domain component, i.e.
    can be searched by which will find hits for

Examples - Common searches and multiple query terms combined