After purchasing Cortex Data Lake, you should
have received an email with a link to activate Cortex Data Lake.
Click on the link and follow the steps below to complete activation.
do not need to follow this procedure if you have already activated
Cortex Data Lake as part of another product purchase (for example,
If you are using PAN-OS 10.0 or later
firewalls, and if you were sharing telemetry data with Palo Alto
Networks prior to purchasing a Cortex Data Lake license, then you
already have a small, unlicensed Cortex Data Lake instance. This
instance exists solely for the purpose of storing your PAN-OS telemetry
When you activate your license Palo Alto Networks will
upgrade this tenant to a full Cortex Data Lake instance, so long
as the region you use to send telemetry data to Palo Alto Networks
is the same region that you use when you activate your Cortex Data Lake
license. If you use different regions for this purpose, then the
small telemetry-specific tenant will not upgrade to your new, licensed
Cortex Data Lake instance.
Click on the link in your purchase confirmation
Select the products that you want to activate and
Select the customer support accounts that you want to
associate with your products.
Select the geographical
your Cortex Data Lake instance.
If you are associating a Panorama with your
Cortex Data Lake instance, select
For identification and classification purposes, you
can modify the serial number, but only for Panorama virtual appliances.
Select whether you want Cortex Data Lake to
Store Log Data
If you choose to store data, Cortex Data Lake will keep
a record of your logs for future reference. If you choose not to,
Cortex Data Lake will delete the logs after they are used for whatever
analytics services you have subscribed to (for example, IoT Security),
without saving a copy.
Review your selections, Agree to the Terms and Conditions,