Activate Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) - Legacy

Administrators can activate the Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) plugin [com.snc.governance], and doing so automatically installs the Core GRC Components [com.snc.governance_core] plugin. Additional plugins are activated as needed. This plugin provides demonstration data.

About this task

The Core GRC Components [com.snc.governance_core] plugin includes components used by these plugins:
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) [com.snc.governance]
  • GRC: Risk [com.sn_risk]
  • Security Incident Response GRC support plugin [com.snc.security_incident.grc]

These components include GRC Risks, Risk Criteria, Remediation Tasks, Policies, Standards, and Standard Operating Procedures.

Note: The Core GRC Components plugin does not include support for Authority Document management, Unified Compliance Framework (UCF) integration, Control management, Control testing, or Auditing Activities. To leverage these capabilities, install the Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) [com.snc.governance] plugin.


  1. Navigate to System Definition > Plugins.
  2. Find and click the plugin name.
  3. On the System Plugin form, review the plugin details and then click the Activate/Upgrade related link.

    If the plugin depends on other plugins, these plugins are listed along with their activation status.

    If the plugin has optional features that depend on other plugins, those plugins are listed under Some files will not be loaded because these plugins are inactive. The optional features are not installed until the listed plugins are installed (before or after the installation of the current plugin).

  4. (Optional) If available, select the Load demo data check box.

    Some plugins include demo data—Sample records that are designed to illustrate plugin features for common use cases. Loading demo data is a good practice when you first activate the plugin on a development or test instance.

    You can also load demo data after the plugin is activated by clicking the Load Demo Data Only related link on the System Plugin form.

  5. Click Activate.