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ggshield secret scan pre-commit


Scan as a pre-commit hook all changes that have been staged in a git repository.

ggshield secret scan pre-commit [OPTIONS] [PRECOMMIT_ARGS]...


  • -b, --banlist-detector DETECTOR: Exclude results from a detector.
  • --ignore-known-secrets: Ignore secrets already known by GitGuardian dashboard.
  • --exclude PATTERNS: Do not scan paths that match the specified glob-like patterns.
  • --exit-zero: Always return a 0 (non-error) status code, even if incidents are found. This option can also be set with the GITGUARDIAN_EXIT_ZERO environment variable.
  • --show-secrets: Show secrets in plaintext instead of hiding them.
  • -o, --output PATH: Redirect ggshield output to PATH.
  • --json: Use JSON output.

This command supports all ggshield global options.

See also#

Go to our dedicated documentation for more details about pre-commit integration with ggshield.