Importing from ScriptHub

ScriptHub is a web-based library of ACL scripted items developed by ACL employees and the ACL user community. As part of your ACL subscription, you can download and use any of the content in ScriptHub.

ScriptHub includes:

  • Analytics
  • Scripts to import, prepare, or analyze data
  • Code snippets
  • Analysis apps

You can access ScriptHub from the following locations:

Import content from ScriptHub to ACL

You can use either of the methods outlined below to import content from ScriptHub to ACL.

Access ScriptHub through ACL

Note

Requires ACL  version 12 (or higher).

  1. Open an ACL project.
  2. In the Navigator, right-click the top-level project item and select Import from ScriptHub.
  3. If required, sign in to ScriptHub using your ACL GRC account.
  4. In ScriptHub, find the item you want to import and click View details.

    Note

    Make sure that you read the contents in the Script Details, which includes important information about prerequisites, data requirements, and limitations.

  5. At the top of the Script Files panel, click Download All Script Files .

    The ScriptHub content downloads and appears in the Navigator.

Access ScriptHub directly

Note

Requires ACL  version 11.4 (or higher).

  1. Sign in to ScriptHub (scripts.aclgrc.com) using your ACL GRC account.
  2. In ScriptHub, find the item you want to import and click View details.

    Note

    Make sure that you read the contents in the Script Details, which includes important information about prerequisites, data requirements, and limitations.

  3. Copy the ID that appears in the ScriptHub ID text box.
  4. In an ACL project, do one of the following:
    • If you are importing an analysis app, an analytic, or a script, create a new script.
    • If you are importing a code snippet, open an existing script you want to paste the snippet into.
  5. Click ScriptHub Access  in the Script Editor toolbar to display the Paste ACL ScriptHub content link dialog box.
  6. Click Paste to paste the ScriptHub ID into the dialog box.
  7. Click Done.

    The ScriptHub content downloads and appears in the Navigator.

    Note

    Code snippets are inserted into the open script. Analysis apps, analytics, and scripts appear as separate scripts in the Navigator. In this situation you can delete the empty script you used to import the items.

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