If needed, filter the list of endpoints. To reduce the
number of results, use the endpoint name search and filters
the top of the page.
Select the endpoints you want to upgrade.
You can also select endpoints running different operating
systems to upgrade the agents at the same time.
Right-click your selection and select
each platform, select the name of the installation package you want
to push to the selected endpoints.
in the Cortex XDR agent 7.1 release, you can install the Cortex
XDR agent on Linux endpoints using package manager. When you upgrade
an agent on a Linux endpoint that is not using package manager,
Cortex XDR upgrades the installation process by default according
to the endpoint Linux distribution. Alternatively, if you do not
want to use the package manage, clear the option
to installation by package manager
Cortex XDR agent keeps the name of the original installation package
after every upgrade.
Cortex XDR distributes the installation package to the
selected endpoints at the next heartbeat communication with the
agent. To monitor the status of the upgrades, go to
you can also view
additional information about the upgrade (right-click the action
) or cancel the
upgrade (right-click the action and select
During the upgrade process,
the endpoint operating system might request for a reboot. However,
you do not have to perform the reboot for the Cortex XDR agent upgrade
process to complete successfully.
After you upgrade to a Cortex XDR agent 7.2 or a later release
on an endpoint with Cortex XDR Device Control rules, you need to
reboot the endpoint for the rules to take effect.