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Cortex XDR Agent Release Notes

Product
Cortex XDR
Cortex XDR Agent
Version
7.9ce
Creation date
2024-05-02
Last date published
2024-05-20
Category
Release Notes

The following table describes new features in the Cortex XDR Agent 7.9 release.

Cross-Platform Features

The following features were added to Cortex XDR agents running on Windows, Linux, and Mac endpoints:

Feature

Description

Handling errors from WildFire Service

(Windows and Mac)

Cortex XDR introduces a new mechanism for handling errors from the WildFire service, in order to avoid creating benign alerts from non malicious files and eventually reducing the false positive ratio.

Handling Exceptions and Exclusions

Changes have been made to existing agent exceptions and alert exclusion flows, which are now managed in a central location.

Flexible/granular options have been added to exclude files and processes from agent prevention actions.

Linux Features

The following features were added to Cortex XDR agents running on Linux endpoints:

Feature

Description

New Linux Support

Cortex XDR, version 7.9, supports RockyLinux 9 and AlmaLinux 9

Red Hat Update for fapolicyd

Support added to run the Cortex XDR agent on RHEL8, RHEL9 and variants when the daemon fapolicyd is activated.