Occasionally, users may encounter an error message that reads, "These templates contain diagrams that are not synchronized with the underlying model: [<insert_template_name>]. First synchronize each template's diagram with the model before attempting to import it."
This error message usually appears when attempting to import a template into a project, and it signifies that the threat model within the template is out of sync. Fortunately, resolving this issue is a straightforward process.
Steps to Overcome the Error
Log into IriusRisk: Start by opening IriusRisk and logging in to your account. Ensure you have the necessary permissions to edit templates and projects.
Access 'Templates': In the top menu, click on the 'Templates' option. This will take you to the list of available templates.
Open the Problematic Template: Locate the template that you are having trouble importing into your project. Open it for editing.
Update Threat Model: In the top right corner of the template editor, you will find an orange button labeled 'Update Threat Model.' Click on this button to initiate the process of synchronizing the template's threat model with the project.
Import the Template Again: After the threat model within the template has been successfully updated, return to your project. Navigate to the point where you were previously attempting to import the template and try again. The error should no longer persist, and the import process should now proceed smoothly.
In IriusRisk, the "These templates contain diagrams that are not synchronized with the underlying model" error can be quickly resolved by ensuring that the threat model within your template is up to date. Follow the steps outlined above to update the threat model within the problematic template and then reattempt the import into your project. If you encounter any further issues or need additional support, please don't hesitate to reach out to our customer support team for assistance.