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Issue exporting Standards

Created: 23 Dec 2011 | 2 comments

Control Compliance Suite 10.0

Issue:    Exporting compliance standards

Purpose:     Need to export specific standards so I can remove duplicate checks so that when we run reports for technicians duplicates do not show up.

For instance:    check " -  Application Log Guest Access Restricted" appears under sections A.1.2/2.2.3/12.5.5/10.5.2

When we run reports against the checks we get duplicates listed in the reports.

On version 9.0, I was able to properly export any standard and import the standard to Excel or Access to modify.  With 10.0, I get the following error when attempting to import a standard:

There is a problem with the specified XML or schema source.The system cannot locate the object specified. It is making reference to "standards.xsd".

I was able to determine that the xml files are making reference to "standards.xsd":



Any ideas as to why I cannot import the xml??

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CT-219's picture

What is your reason for wanting to manually change the xml file? The changes you are making would be very simple to do within the console itself. Simply make a copy of the standard and then delete the checks you do not want. I rarely ever advise working with the xml files unless there is a very specific reason to do so.

Kevin_K's picture

If you need to remove duplicate standards why not run it against an asset then see the results

then you could search by number or copy / paste to find the duplicates. As you scroll through a report you would see the same numbered items which would indicate a duplicate check. Then you could remove that from the standard.

I've done this a few times and it does not take very long. I can have the ccs_web site open as well as the webconsole.