Manage Your Widget Library

Create, search, and view custom widgets in Cortex® XDR™, or use predefined widgets.
The widget library displays predefined widgets and user-created custom widgets. From the widget library, you can:
  1. In Cortex XDR, navigate to
    Reporting
    Widget Library
    .
    • Create and edit custom widgets based on XQL Search queries.
    1. In the widget menu,
      Create custom XQL widget
      .
    2. Enter a widget
      Name
      and optional
      Description
      .
    3. Create an XQL query. Select
      XQL Helper
      to view XQL search and schema examples.
    4. Generate
      the XQL query to display the search results.
      XQL queries generated from the widget library do not appear in the Query Center. The results are used only for creating the custom widget.
    5. In the
      Widget
      section, define how you want to visualize the results.
    6. After you are happy with the query parameters and visualization definitions,
      Save widget
      .
      The custom widget appears in the list of existing widgets.
    • Search for custom and predefined widgets.
    1. Search for a widget
      or
      Show
      widgets according to the type of category.
    2. Select a widget type to display the widget graph type and parameters. By default, Cortex XDR displays the widget with
      Mock Data
      . Toggle to display your current
      Real Data
      .
    • Edit existing custom widgets.
    1. Locate a custom widget.
    2. Select
      Update widget
      ( ) to edit the widget or
      Delete widget from library
      .
      Editing an existing widget affects all dashboards that include the widget and future generated reports.
  2. (
    Optional
    ) Include the widgets listed in the widget library in your custom dashboards and reports.

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