Cortex® XDR™ Agent for Windows Requirements

Windows endpoints must meet the following requirements to install the Cortex® XDR™ agent 7.7
The following requirements apply to standard and VDI Windows endpoints:
  • Intel Pentium 4 or later with SSE2 instruction set support
  • AMD Opteron/Athlon 64 or later with SSE2 instruction set support
  • Dual core processor (minimum) for Cortex XDR Agent version 7.0 and later.
2GB minimum
Hard disk space
200MB minimum; 20GB recommended
Operating system versions
Palo Alto Networks supports the Cortex XDR agent on many operating systems, virtual environments, and virtual applications. To determine the minimum Cortex XDR agent release for a specific operating system, environment, or application, refer
Where can I install the Cortex XDR Agent
in the Palo Alto Networks® Compatibility Matrix.
  • Windows 7—.NET 3.5 SP1, .NET 3.5.1, or .NET 4.5
  • Windows 8—.NET 4.5
  • Windows 8.1—.NET 4.5.1
  • Windows 10 and later releases—.NET 4.6
  • Windows Server 2008 R2—.NET 3.5 SP1 or .NET 3.5.1
  • Windows Server 2012—.NET 4.5
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 and later supported Windows releases—.NET 4.5.1
Applications and utilities
  • Windows Accessories (Notepad) to view logs
To set the language (English, German, Japanese, Spanish, French, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional) of the Cortex XDR agent console, you must install the corresponding language pack.

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