After you download your Cortex XDR Broker VM QCOW2 image, you need to upload it to a kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM). The instructions below provide an example of doing this using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
To create a Broker VM image for a KVM using Ubuntu:
Open your kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) on Ubuntu.
Click the New VM icon () to open the Create a new virtual machine wizard.
In the Step 1 screen of the wizard, select Import existing disk image, and click Forward.
Define the Step 2 screen of the wizard.
Provide the existing storage path
Browse to the downloaded QCOW2 image file.
Click Browse Local, select the QCOW2 image file that you downloaded, and click Open.
OS type—Leave the Generic option selected.
Version—Leave the Generic option selected.
Define the Step 3 screen of the wizard.
Memory (RAM)—Specify 4096 (4GB)
CPUs—Specify 2 CPUs.
In the Step 4 screen of the wizard, set a Name for your new VM.
You new VM is now listed and available to use.