Palo Alto Networks Cortex Data Lake (formerly called the Logging Service)  is a cloud-based offering for context-rich enhanced network logs generated by our security products, including our next-generation firewalls, GlobalProtect cloud service, and Traps management service. The cloud-based Cortex Data Lake  lets you collect ever-expanding volumes of data without needing to plan for local compute and storage, and is ready to scale from the start. Use the topics in this site to get started with the Cortex Data Lake.

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Get Started with the Log Forwarding App


Get started with the Palo Alto Networks Log Forwarding app and begin forwarding logs from the Logging Service to a Syslog server.

Cortex Data Lake Privacy Datasheet (formerly Logging Service)


About Roles


You need the proper CSP role in order to access a Palo Alto Networks Cloud Services app.

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Cortex Data Lake License Activation


Determine whether to you need to activate your Cortex Data Lake (formerly called the Logging Service) license on the CSP or on the Cloud Services portal.

TCP Ports and FQDNs Required for Cortex Data Lake


List of FQDNs and ports that you must allow to ensure connectivity to the Cortex Data Lake.