Editing exceptions loses the the check alias name. (NETIQKB71918)

  • 7771918
  • 03-Nov-2009
  • 15-Dec-2009


NetIQ Secure Configuration Manager 5.8


When editing an exception the name of the alias check changes to the default check name. The exception was created on the alias of the check and not the default check name which has been added to multiple templates.

Applying a data level exception to a security check with simple value scoring can cause unexpected scoring results

Creating a duplicate exception causes an incorrect excepted risk score.

Security checkup report Full Report tab displays the error This check returned no data in the Security Checks Detailed Data when all data is excepted and excepted rows are hidden.


Go to www.netiq.com and download hotfix 71918 and apply as directed in the instructions.




Unexpected results from security check scores are causing the score calculation to return incorrect results.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB71918