Visual studio extension the utilize the power 💪 of Kubescape directly into your favorite text editor.
Scan yaml files and get analysis from Kubescape
Yaml files can be scanned using a commands. You can access any of this extension commands by opening the Command Palette (Ctrl+Shift+P on Linux/Windows and Cmd+Shift+P on Mac), and then typing in the command name.
The default behavior also scans yaml files on save 💾.
Scanning results are marked and can be found in
This extension downloads the latest Kubescape version. However, it is recommended to have Kubescape installed in your path.
Currently the following options can be configured:
Set custom directory for kubescape
By default, this extension uses it's own kubescape binary in order to provide a stable experience as it can.
If, however, you desire to use a different or maybe a custom kubescape executable
you can use the option
As for now, kubescape scan can take a while, so it might be unwise to run scans without a good reason (like a dirty file). I chose to do a background scan only when a new file is saved on the disk.
To choose between available files to scan on save use the option
Default : scan on save for all supported files.
Frameworks are collections of controls. There are some builtin controls that kubescape can use by default and can be downloaded locally for an offline scan. Kubescape extension for vscode is using this method to increase it's scanning speed.
Choosing required frameworks
One can choose which frameworks are necessary by adding their names into the
Default : Empty. Meaning all available framework will be downloaded.
Overriding framework directory
The used frameworks are getting downloaded to kubescape directory by default.
One can simply copy / download to this directory any desired framework.
Alternatively, you can use
Default: Not set. Use kubescape binary directory.
Specify frameworks for scanning
To specify which framework to use for scanning you can list them in the
Those frameworks will be used at the moment of a scan. If not exists - they will be downloaded automatically.
Default: Not set. Use frameworks from the framework directory.
By default, I use a version of kubescape which is teseted more against integration with this extension.
If, however, one wishes to use the latest and greatest it can be configured via
This extension is available officially at either:
🗒️ Release Notes
See Change Log