Migrate Your
Cortex
XDR
License

If you have an existing Cortex XDR license, you may need to migrate and upgrade your license to enable the most up-to-date functionalities.
As part of the migration of
Cortex
XDR
1.0 to
Cortex
XDR
2.0, a new
Cortex
XDR
licensing structure is in effect. The new licensing structure allows you to better view and manage how your network data and endpoints are best utilized across your organization.
Cortex
XDR
1.0 license was based on the amount of terabyte (TB) used for either.
  • 1TB = 200 Pro per Endpoints (with EDR Collection)
    Or
  • 1TB = 1TB of network traffic analysis/third party data + 200 Prevent Endpoints (without EDR collection)
The
Cortex
XDR
2.0 license structure is based on three Licenses that you can purchase individually or as a combination. The endpoint licenses provide the number of permitted agents, either Prevent or Pro. The TB license identifies the amount of TB used for network traffic analysis and collecting third-party data:
  • Cortex
    XDR
    Prevent license—Number of Prevent Endpoints (without EDR collection)
  • Cortex
    XDR
    Pro per Endpoint license—Number of Pro Endpoints (with EDR collection)
  • Cortex
    XDR
    Pro per TB license—Amount of network data used for network traffic analysis and third-party data.

License Conversion Method and Example

Converting
Cortex
XDR
1.0 license to a
Cortex
XDR
2.0 license is calculated as follows:
License Type
Calculation
Endpoints
  • For each Cortex 1.0 license, 1 TB = 200 Pro per Endpoints (with EDR collection).
    The number of endpoints is converted based on the quota allocated in
    Hub
    Cortex Data Lake
    Cortex XDR
    Endpoint XDR Data
    , previously
    Traps
    Endpoint Data
    .
Network Data
  • For each
    Cortex
    XDR
    1.0 license, 1 TB = 1 TB of network data.
    Since
    Cortex
    XDR
    2.0 pro per TB license no longer includes Prevent endpoints, the license does not reflect them, however, you can keep using them until your renewal.
After migration of
Cortex
XDR
2.0, when selecting
Settings
Cortex XDR License
, the license displays the converted amounts of network data or its equivalent number of endpoints allocated to your license. The following table displays a conversion comparison between
Cortex
XDR
1.0 and 2.0 licenses.
License Version
License Details
Cortex
XDR
1.0 License
  • Cortex
    XDR
    1.0 PAN-MGFR-XDR-1TB license - 100TB
  • Hub
    Cortex Data Lake
    Traps
    Endpoint Data
    - 10TB Endpoint Data.
Post Migration
Cortex
XDR
2.0 License
  • Up to 20,000 Pro per Endpoints
  • Up to 100TB for network traffic analysis and third-party data

Convert Your
Cortex
XDR
License

When your
Cortex
XDR
app is migrated to
Cortex
XDR
2.0, we recommend you convert your
Cortex
XDR
license to align with the new structure. To apply the new license structure, determine how the amount of network data and number of endpoints are distributed across your organization.
After you convert your legacy license to
Cortex
XDR
2.0 license structure, your new network and endpoint allocation are applied immediately. You can edit the allocation at any time, however, after you convert to the new license structure you cannot revert to your legacy license.
  1. In
    Cortex
    XDR
    app, select
    Settings
    Cortex XDR License
    .
    • (1) Network quota in TB and qualifying number of Pro per Endpoints
    • (2,3) Number of agents installed and enabled to collect EDR data in your organization based on the quota allocated in
      Hub
      Cortex Data Lake
      Cortex XDR
      Endpoint XDR Data
      .
    • (4) Current number of days
      Cortex
      XDR
      retains your data.
  2. Convert your
    Cortex
    XDR
    1.0 license to
    Cortex
    XDR
    2.0 license.
    1. Select
      Convert License
      .
    2. Use the Network Allocation slide bar to allocate your license between network and endpoints (1 network TB = 200 endpoints).
      If you allocate all of your license to network data then you disable endpoint capabilities (and vice versa).
    3. Apply
      your new license allocations.
  3. In your new
    Cortex
    XDR
    2.0 license, review or
    Edit
    your license allocation.
    • Number of
      Cortex
      XDR
      agents
    • Amount of network TB
    • Number of installed endpoints and endpoints enabled with EDR Data collection according to the number of agents allocated to your license, rather than the Cortex Data Lake distribution.
    • Number of days remaining for
      Cortex
      XDR
      to retain your data.
  4. Should you require additional TB or agent coverage, contact your Sales representative.

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