Create a Broker VM Image for Ubuntu

Learn how to create an image file of your Cortex XDR broker virtual machine (VM) for Ubuntu.
After you download your
Cortex
XDR
Broker VM
QCOW2
image, you need to upload it to Ubuntu. The Ubuntu version 18.04 is supported.
To create a Broker VM image for Ubuntu:
  1. Open your kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) on Ubuntu.
  2. Click the New VM icon ( ) to open the
    Create a new virtual machine wizard
    .
  3. In the
    Step 1
    screen of the wizard, select
    Import existing disk image
    , and click
    Forward
    .
  4. Define the
    Step 2
    screen of the wizard.
    • Provide the existing storage path
      1. Browse
        to the downloaded QCOW2 image file.
      2. Click
        Browse Local
        , select the QCOW2 image file that you downloaded, and click
        Open
        .
    • OS type
      —Leave the
      Generic
      option selected.
    • Version
      —Leave the
      Generic
      option selected.
  5. Click
    Forward
    .
  6. Define the
    Step 3
    screen of the wizard.
    • Memory (RAM)
      —Specify
      4096
      (4GB)
      of memory.
    • CPUs
      —Specify
      2
      CPUs.
  7. Click
    Forward
    .
  8. In the
    Step 4
    screen of the wizard, set a
    Name
    for your new VM.
  9. Click
    Finish
    .
    You new VM is now listed and available to use.

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