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Please re-upload builds

2019 November 6

Researching recent build issues uncovered an out-of-disk error.

If your build has been hung for a while, or is reported to be stuck in the queue, please cancel the build and re-upload it.

SCAN has been upgraded to Coverity 2019.03

2019 June 21

Please download the new build tool and upgrade your builds to take advantage of new features

Coverity SCAN upgrade in progress

2019 June 17

Project creation and access to triage data is disabled during the upgrade process.

Coverity Upgrade to 2019.03

2019 June 7

Attention SCAN users! We will begin upgrading the Coverity tools in SCAN on Monday, 17 June at 0900 MDT to make this free service even better. The SCAN team has been hard at work stabilizing the service and getting ready for this upgrade.

SCAN will be switched to read-only during the upgrade, locking registration and triage, and halting builds. Defect data may be unavailable at times. The upgrade is expected to take three to five days.

After the upgrade, a new version of the Coverity build package will be available for download. The old 8.7 version some users are still using will no longer work after the upgrade. Be sure to download the new build package.

Full details of new features are available at the Community Site.

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2018 March 16


We've finally launched our new community site! If you have questions regarding SCAN or are looking for answers regarding our tools, feel free to post them here.



Coverity 2019.03 has been released!

There are an number of checker additions and updated language support.

The following improvements have been made:

  • SCALA Language analysis?
  • Added macOS 10.13, 10.14 support
  • Added Java9, java10, openjdk11 support
  • Added .NET Core 2.0.2-1 support
  • Added TypeScript support
  • Added Swift 3.3 and 4.1.x support

All users who are experiencing build issues should upgrade to this version; a number of bugs have been fixed with this release.

Supported Versions

Versions 8.7.0.x and older are no longer supported.

The current supported versions are:

  • 2017.07
  • 2019.03

Users are encouraged to download the latest tools in Downloads.

Going forward, only the latest two releases will be supported. This means projects should be expected to update their tools approximately once a year (or more frequently if you want the latest features/support).

Build Limits

The number of weekly builds per project are as follows:

  • Up to 28 builds per week, with a maximum of 4 builds per day, for projects with fewer than 100K lines of code
  • Up to 21 builds per week, with a maximum of 3 builds per day, for projects with 100K to 500K lines of code
  • Up to 14 builds per week, with a maximum of 2 build per day, for projects with 500K to 1 million lines of code
  • Up to 7 builds per week, with a maximum of 1 build per day, for projects with more than 1 million lines of code
Once a project reaches the maximum builds per week, additional build requests will be rejected.


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