Cortex® XDR™ Agent for Mac Requirements

Mac (macOS) endpoints must meet the following requirements to install the Cortex® XDR™ agent 7.7
The Cortex XDR agent for Mac has the following requirements:
  • Intel Pentium 4 or later with SSE2 instruction set support
  • AMD Opteron/Athlon 64 or later with SSE2 instruction set support
  • macOS based devices with Apple Silicon M1 (To resolve issues that could occur, refer to the Cortex XDR 7.6 agent list of known issues)
512MB minimum; 2GB recommended
Hard disk space
200MB minimum; 20GB recommended
Operating system versions
Palo Alto Networks supports Cortex XDR agent on many operating systems. To determine the minimum Cortex XDR agent release for a specific operating system, refer to
Where can I install the Cortex XDR Agent
in the Palo Alto Networks® Compatibility Matrix.
You can install the Cortex XDR agent for Mac only on endpoints running macOS.

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