Edit Your Broker VM Configuration

After configuring and registering your broker VM, navigate to
Cortex XDR app
gear.png
Settings
Broker
VMs
to edit existing configurations and define additional settings.
  1. In the
    Broker VMs
    table, locate your broker VM, right-click and select
    Broker Management
    Configure
    .
    If the broker VM is disconnected, you can only
    View
    the configurations.
  2. In the
    Broker VM Configurations
    window, define the following settings:
    • Edit the exiting
      Network Interfaces
      ,
      Proxy Server
      ,
      NTP Server
      , and
      SSH Access
      configurations.
    • (
      Requires Broker VM 8.0 and later
      )
      Device Name
      Change the name of your broker VM device name by selecting the pencil icon. The new name will appear in the Broker VMs table.
      broker-edit-device-name.png
    • (
      Requires Broker VM 8.0 and later
      ) (
      Optional
      )
      Internal Network
      Enter a network subnet to avoid the broker VM dockers colliding with your internal network. The
      Network Subnet
      must be formated
      prefix/mask
      , for example
      192.0.2.1/24
      .
      broker-internal-network.png
    • Auto Upgrade
      Enable
      or
      Disable
      automatic upgrade of the broker VM. By default, auto upgrade is enabled. If you disable auto-upgrade, new features and improvements will require manual upgrade.
      broker-auto-upgrade.png
    • Monitoring
      Enable
      or
      Disable
      of local monitoring of the broker VM usage statistics in Prometheus metrics format, allowing you to tap in and export data by navigating to
      http://<broker_vm_address>:9100/metrics/
      . By default, monitoring your broker VM is disabled.
      broker-monitoring.png
    • (
      For Broker VM 7.4.5 and earlier
      )
      Enable/Disable ssh
      Palo Alto Networks support team SSH access by using a Cortex XDR token.
      Enabling allows Palo Alto Networks support team to connect to the broker VM remotely, not the customer, with the generated password.
      broker-ssh.png
      Make sure you save the password before closing the window. The only way to re-generate a password is to disable ssh and re-enable.
    • Broker UI Password
      Reset your current Broker VM Web UI password.
      Define
      and
      Confirm
      your new password. Password must be at least 8 characters.
  3. Save
    your changes.

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