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Custom profiles should be able to reference latest version of another profile

When you create a custom inspec profile for a few specific company controls and then reference a generic inspec profile, like cis compliance, when you upload the custom inspec profile it somehow at that time picks the latest version and pins it.

If newer inspec profiles for cis become available they are not automatically picked and therefor you can get into problems as the reason for the new provided profiles is not handled yet.


Currently you need to push a new version of your custom profiles in order to get the latest out-of-the-box versions of provided profiles.


This is not logical and causes problems which are very hard to troubleshoot.


Please improve here that it always picks the latest versions of 'included' inspec profiles in the profile you reference for compliance runs.

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  • Mar 25 2022
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