Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Frequently asked questions about the SimpleRisk Core.

How do I enable larger file uploads for SimpleRisk? (Ubuntu)
There are a number of parameters that will likely need to be modified in order to enable larger file uploads for SimpleRisk. These paths and file names are ...
Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 8:19 AM
How to Delete SimpleRisk Databases
\ Introduction     Is your SimpleRisk database damaged? Full of incoherent information? Maybe you just need to start over from scratch. This guide will br...
Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 3:44 PM
How does asset valuation affect risk in SimpleRisk?
Background Asset valuation was not a part of the original SimpleRisk implementation and was added later on.  You will notice that, as a result, there is no...
Sun, Apr 9, 2017 at 11:51 AM
How to add Sites/Locations to SimpleRisk
Introduction This guide will help to add individual sites/locations at will without the need of importing any risks or assets. This can be useful if...
Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 10:45 AM
How do I reset my admin account password?
So you find yourself locked out of your SimpleRisk instance? Don't fret with the following steps in this guide you will access your mysql console and...
Thu, May 11, 2017 at 6:09 PM
How to Create a Custom Language for SimpleRisk
How to Create a Custom Language in SimpleRisk Introduction This FAQ covers how to customize the default naming conventions in SimpleRisk, so they mirror t...
Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 4:26 PM
How does the SimpleRisk registration and upgrade process work?
Overview The goal of this support article is to outline the process and connectivity that SimpleRisk uses to register an instance and download our Extras. ...
Mon, May 4, 2020 at 5:11 PM
How to Secure Your SimpleRisk VM
This short guide will go over the steps required to remove and replace the original “simplerisk” passwords for the SimpleRisk VM. We strongly recommend a...
Mon, Mar 15, 2021 at 3:27 PM
How to Migrate Your SimpleRisk Instance
Introduction This guide will serve as a how to move a SimpleRisk instance to another machine or VM. This process can be relatively simple but we alwa...
Wed, Mar 24, 2021 at 5:17 PM
Fixing Character Encoding Issues in the SimpleRisk 20180527-001 Release
It has been discovered in SimpleRisk version 20180527-001 characters are being encoded to UTF8 when they are queried from the database. This has resulted in...
Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 1:55 PM