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Parse XCCDF files and produce human-readable outputs

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Extensible parser for XCCDF Benchmark/Result XML files.

pip install xccdfparser

Produces a human-readable JSON from an incomprehensible XCCDF schema/result file:

For every TestResult tag in the input file,

  • Benchmark Details

    • Benchmark ID
    • Rule ID
    • Title/Description
    • Fixtext
  • Dictionary

    • Metadata
      • Timestamp
      • Target Machine
      • IP address(es)
      • XCCDF Domain
    • Results
      • Rule ID
      • Value

To run the parser on a file input.xml, just use:

xccdfparser -o output.json input.xml


xccdfparser input.xml

Testing xccdfparser

To test the pre-built tox environments:

First, install tox if you don't have it:

pip install tox

Then in the package directory:


Or for a specific environment:

tox -e py36

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