Find and fix potential issues with the Cortex XSOAR Playbook Debugger
Troubleshooting the Playbook Debugger:
The debugger runs with the permissions of the logged in user.
The user must have permissions for both
run the debugger.
Debugger Worker Pool
The playbook debugger has a separate worker pool. If you have
many users running debugger sessions at the same time, and there
performance issues, you can increase the number of workers. To change
the number of workers, go to
the server configuration
The default number of workers is 1.
Terminate Debugger Sessions
By default, every 24 hours, the system closes any debugger sessions
that have been open for more than 180 minutes. You can change the
frequency of the automatic terminations and also the length of time
a debugger session can remain open. To change the default from 24
hours, go to
add the server configuration
The unit is hours.. To change the maximum time a debugger session
can remain open, add the server configuration
The unit is minutes.
The default admin can close either all debugger sessions or a
specific user’s debugger sessions through the API.
To close all debugger sessions, send a POST request to
To close only the debugger sessions for a specific user,
include the following request parameter in the body of the request
Note that if no user is specified in the request, all open debugger
sessions for all users will be terminated.