View Broker VM Details

In Cortex XDR, navigate to
Cortex XDR app
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Settings
Broker
VMs
to view detailed information regarding your registered broker VMs.
The
Broker VMs
table enables you to monitor and mange your broker VM and applet connectivity status, version management, device details, and usage metrics.
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The following table describes both the default fields and additional optional fields that you can add to the alerts table using the column manager and lists the fields in alphabetical order.
Field
Description
Status Indicator ( alert-status.png )
Identifies in the following columns:
  • DEVICE NAME
    —Whether the broker machine is registered and connected to Cortex XDR.
  • VERSION
    —Whether the broker VM is running the latest version.
  • APPS
    —Whether the available applications are connected to Cortex XDR.
Colors depict the following statuses:
  • Black—Disconnected to Cortex XDR
  • Red - Disconnected from Cortex X
  • Orange—Past Version
  • Green—Connected, Current Version
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Check box to select one or more broker devices on which to perform actions.
APPS
List of
active
or
inactive
applets and the connectivity status for each.
CPU USAGE
CPU usage of the broker device in percentage synced every 5 minutes.
CONFIGURATION STATUS
Broker VM configuration status. Status is defined by the following according to changes made to any of the broker VM configurations.
  • up to date
    —Broker VM configuration changes made through the Cortex XDR console have been applied.
    in progress
    —Broker VM configuration changes made through the Cortex XDR console are being applied.
    submitted
    —Broker VM configuration changes made through the Cortex XDR console have reached the broker machine and awaiting implementation.
    failed
    —Broker VM configuration changes made through the Cortex XDR console have failed. Need to open a Palo Alto Networks support ticket.
DEVICE ID
Device ID allocated to the broker machine by Cortex XDR after registration.
DEVICE NAME
Same as the Device ID.
A expired-broker.png icon notifies of an expired broker. To reconnect, generate a new token and re-register your broker as described in steps 1 through 7of Configure the Broker VM. Once registered, all previous broker configurations are reinstated.
DISK USAGE
Disk usage of the broker in portion of computer storage that is currently in use.
Notification about low disk space appear in the Notification Center.
EXTERNAL IP
The IP interface the broker is using to communicate with the server.
For AWS and Azure cloud environments, the field displays the
Internal IP
value.
INTERNAL IP
All IP addresses of the different interfaces on the device.
MEMORY USAGE
Memory usage of the broker device in percentage synced every 5 minutes.
STATUS
Connection status of the broker device. Status is defined by either
Connected
or
Disconnected
.
Disconnected broker devices do not display
CPU Usage
,
Memory Usage
, and
Disk Usage
information.
Notification about broker VM loosing connectivity to Cortex XDR appear in the Notification Center.
UPGRADE TIME
Timestamp of when the broker device was upgraded.
VERSION
Version number of the broker device. If the status indicator is not green, then the broker is not running the latest version.
Notification about available new broker VM version appear in the Notification Center.

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