Cortex XDR is your mission control for complete visibility into network traffic and user behavior. Cortex XDR applies machine learning at cloud scale to rich network, endpoint, and cloud data, so you can quickly find and stop targeted attacks, insider abuse and compromised endpoints and correlates data from the Cortex XDR Data Lake to reveal threat causalities and timelines.


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19 Sept 2022 Cortex XDR agent 7.8.1
29 Aug 2022 Cortex XDR agent 7.7.3
27 June 2022 Cortex XDR agent 7.7.2
7 June 2022 Cortex XDR agent 7.6.3
10 May 2022 Cortex XDR agent 7.7.1
9 May 2022 Cortex XDR agent 6.1.9 (Windows), 6.1.7 (macOS and Linux) and 7.5.100-CE (Window, Linux and macOS)
... Cortex XDR release archive

Cortex XDR™ Documentation

Cortex® XDR Prevent Administrator’s Guide

Cortex® XDR Pro Administrator’s Guide

Cortex XDR™ Release Notes

Review the newest features and known issues for Cortex XDR.

Cortex XDR™ XQL Language Reference

Learn about XQL, the Cortex XDR query language that you can use to investigate network and endpoint activity captured in raw logging data.

Cortex XDR™ API Reference

View all Cortex XDR APIs.

Cortex XDR™ XQL Schema Reference

Discover the xdr_data dataset and Cortex XDR presets that you can use with XQL.

Cortex XDR™ Analytics Alert Reference

View all Cortex XDR Analytics alerts.

Cortex XDR Agent

Cortex XDR Agent Administrator's Guide

The Cortex XDR Agent Administrator's Guide describes the requirements for and how to install and use Cortex XDR agent.

Where Can I Install the Cortex XDR Agent?

Cortex XDR Agent Release Notes

Learn more about the new features, known issues, and changes to default behavior in Cortex XDR agent.

Cortex XDR™ App for Android Administrator's Guide

Learn how to deploy and use the Cortex XDR App for Android, and learn about the new features, addressed issues, and known issues in each release.

Additional Resources

Live Community: Cortex XDR

Have questions about Cortex XDR? Join the Live Community to post your questions and get answers.

Palo Alto Networks Compatibility Matrix

Find compatibility information for the Cortex XDR agent.

How Does Cortex XDR Protect Against CVE-2020-0796?

Unit42 describes our Palo Alto Networks coverage for this recent vulnerability.