Configuring MetaDefender Vault to work with Metadefender Core

How To Configure

Go to Settings → Core Integration.

Choose Add Metadefender Core.


In order to configure Metadefender Core, fill out the necessary information on the configuration page.

The REST API URL is used to enable communication between MetaDefender Vault and Metadefender Core and it should point to the machine where Metadefender Core is installed (e.g

The API KEY setting can be used in order to fine-tune the integration and restrict access for the Metadefender Core installation. Find more details in Generate an API key from Metadefender Core page.

The PROCESSING TIMEOUT setting can be used to specify a timeout when waiting for results from Metadefender Core.


Select actions to be taken when a file is blocked or when processing with Metadefender Core fails: If you enable Delete the file, the file will be deleted once it is blocked.
When you are done, click on Update.


MetaDefender Vault supports multiple Metadefender Core servers for scenarios where load balancing / high availability is necessary. In order to add another server please repeat the steps above.

MetaDefender Vault will now process files with Metadefender Core. Note that the notification templates can be modified by going to Notifications Email Templates.