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Cortex XDR Agent Administrator Guide

Product
Cortex XDR
Cortex XDR Agent
Version
8.3
Creation date
2024-01-02
Last date published
2024-07-04
Category
Administrator Guide
Abstract

Mac (macOS) endpoints must meet the following requirements to install the Cortex XDR agent 8.2

The Cortex XDR agent for Mac has the following requirements:

Requirement

Specification

Processor

  • Intel Pentium 4 or later with SSE2 instruction set support

  • AMD Opteron/Athlon 64 or later with SSE2 instruction set support

  • macOS based devices with Apple Silicon ARM Mx processors

RAM

512 MB minimum; 2 GB recommended

Hard disk space

5 GB minimum; 20 GB recommended

Operating system versions

Palo Alto Networks supports Cortex XDR agent on many operating systems. To determine the minimum Cortex XDR agent release for a specific operating system, refer to Where can I install the Cortex XDR Agent in the Palo Alto Networks Compatibility Matrix.

Note

You can install the Cortex XDR agent for Mac only on endpoints running macOS.

Networking

  • Allow communication on the TCP port from the Cortex XDR agent to server (the default is port 443).

  • Allow the Cortex XDR management console and agent to communicate with external and internal resources required for enforcing endpoint protection.