Playbook Templates
  • 25 Oct 2022
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Playbook Templates

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Article Summary

Minimum Role: Organization role of Read Only User (for viewing Playbook Templates and importing Playbook Templates as Playbooks); Organization role of Organization Administrator (for installing and deleting Playbook Templates)

Prerequisites: Playbooks enabled by a System Administrator


The Playbooks feature allows ThreatConnect® users to automate cyberdefense tasks via a drag-and-drop interface. Playbook Templates are Playbooks provided by ThreatConnect to illustrate best-in-class use cases for Playbooks to help educate customers in how to construct more complex Playbooks.

The Templates Screen

On the top navigation bar, hover over Playbooks and select Templates. The Templates screen will be displayed (Figure 1).

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The Templates screen displays a table containing all Playbook Templates available to you, including labels applied to each Template, if any, and the date when the Template was last updated. Updates to Playbook Templates are available in the App Catalog. For more information, contact your System Administrator.

Searching for a Template

To search for a particular Template, enter the desired Template name in the search bar at the top left of the screen. The displayed Templates will be filtered as text is entered into the search bar. Click Clear searchon the right side of the search bar to clear the entered text.

Installing a Template

To install a Playbook Template using a Playbook file (.pbx), click the +INSTALL button at the upper-left corner of the Templates screen, and then select the Playbook file for the Template you want to install. After the Template is installed, it will be displayed on the Templates screen.

The +INSTALL button is displayed only for System and Organization Administrators.

Importing a Template as a Playbook

Click the vertical ellipsisin the rightmost column for a Playbook Template and select Import as Playbook. The Import Playbook drawer will be displayed. Follow the steps in this drawer to validate the Playbook’s configuration, and then click the IMPORT button.

After the Template is imported as a Playbook, the Playbook Designer will open in a new tab with the Playbook in Design Mode.

Deleting a Template

To delete a Playbook Template, click the vertical ellipsisin the rightmost column for the Playbook Template and select Delete.

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