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Update Guide

If you don't have an existing VirusScan for Amazon S3 stack, read the Setup Guide instead!

Important information

You can update the VirusScan for Amazon S3 without downtime. An update can happen while files are scanned.

Update procedure

To install a new version of VirusScan for Amazon S3, go to the AWS CloudFormation Management Console. Double-check the region at the top right.

Search for s3-virusscan (if you followed the Setup Guide, otherwise search for the name you specified). Select the stack and click on Update

Step 1

Select Replace current template and provide an Amazon S3 URL from the following list based on your fulfillment option:

  • Dedicated public VPC (recommended)
  • Dedicated private VPC
  • Existing VPC

Click on Next.

Step 2

Attention ⚠️ If you update from a version < 1.4 and you use S3 VirusScan in a Multi-Account setup, please whitelist all accounts by adding them (comma separated) in the AWSAccountRestriction parameter.

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Next.

Step 3

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Next.

Step 4

Scroll to the bottom of the page, enable I acknowledge that AWS CloudFormation might create IAM resources, and click on Update stack.

Step 5

While the update runs, the stack status is UPDATE_IN_PROGRES. Reload the table from time to time and ...

Step 6

... wait until the CloudFormation stack status switches to UPDATE_COMPLETE.

Step 7

You are done.