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Cortex XSIAM Administrator Guide

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Learn how to create an image file of your Cortex XSIAM Broker virtual machine (VM) for a KVM using Ubuntu.

After you download your Cortex XSIAM Broker virtual machine (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.


Download a Cortex XSIAM Broker VM QCOW2 image. For more information, see the virtual machine compatability requirements in Configure the Broker VM.

  1. Open your kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) on Ubuntu.

  2. Click the New VM icon (ubuntu-kvm-new-vm-icon.png) to open the Create a new virtual machine wizard.

  3. In the Step 1 screen of the wizard, select Import existing disk image, and click Forward.

  4. Define the Step 2 screen of the wizard:

  5. Click Forward.

  6. Define the Step 3 screen of the wizard:

  7. Click Forward.

  8. In the Step 4 screen of the wizard, set a Name for your new VM.

  9. Click Finish.

    You new VM is now listed and available to use.