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How To Manually Scan a Specific Branch
How To Manually Scan a Specific Branch
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Written by Maarten De Schuymer
Updated over a week ago


Utilize Aikido's manual scanning feature to directly compare a branch with your current project state, ideal for situations where you have not integrated your CI with Aikido yet.

This functionality allows you compare a specific branch / pull request with the current state in Aikido, highlighting the changes.

Note. In case you have old legacy branches that needs nightly scanning (eg branch V3, branch V4), check out our Multi-Branch Scanning Feature.

How to scan a specific branch

Step 1: Navigate to a specific repository detail page within Aikido

Step 2: Click on the Scan Branch button.

Step 3: In the prompted field, enter the name of the branch you wish to scan. Make sure to type the exact name of the branch to avoid any errors. You can select which types of scans to execute.

Step 4. In the bottom right corner, you will be able to follow the progress of the scanning. Once the scanning is done, click 'View Diffs'

Step 5. Check which new issues are introduced and resolved on the comparison page.

By following these steps, you can effectively conduct a manual scan of your branch in Aikido, which will allow you to review changes, identify new or resolved issues, and make informed decisions about integrating the branch into your main codebase.

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