To generate the calculated links from the authority document to the other elements in
the hierarchy, create the link (f) from the citation
(b) to the control (e).
Open the Building Security record.
In the Citations related list, select the S-01
In the S-01 citation record, click Edit in the
Controls related list.
Select the control called Report all unlocked or broken doors
that was linked to the policy in the previous section.
To view the link information look at the Connected by column,
which shows the path between elements connected by calculated links.
The value in the Connected by column in the
Control related list is (empty),
indicating that a direct link exists between this citation and the control,
and no calculated link was created.
and open the Building Security record.
In the related list for Controls,
Policies, or Risks, point at
the value in the Connected by column.
The system displays the complete connection path for the calculated link in a
In this example, GRC automatically creates these calculated links:
To view the link record, click the value in the Connected by
The record displays the elements that are linked, the calculated link type,
and the connection path. In this example, the authority document is linked
to the control by a special link called a calculated direct
link, expressed here as Linked via content. This type
of link is created only when an authority document is linked to another
element through the citation.
The connection paths are as follows:
Table 1. Calculated links
|AS - C
||Linked via content
||Via the citation
|AS - P
||Via the citation and the control
|AS - R
||Via the citation, the control, and the policy
|R - C
||Via the policy