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Cortex XSOAR Administrator Guide

Product
Cortex XSOAR
Version
6.9
Creation date
2022-09-29
Last date published
2024-07-09
End_of_Life
EoL
Category
Administrator Guide
Abstract

Technical and sizing requirements for AWS EC2 Cortex XSOAR deployment. AWS EC2 Cortex XSOAR best practices.

AWS EC2 deployments have specific technical and sizing requirements, and a set of Cortex XSOAR best practices.

After you configure and verify your AWS EC2 deployment, install the Cortex XSOAR Server.

Supported AWS EC2 Instance Types

Cortex XSOAR server installation is supported on the following Amazon EC2 instance types.

Instance Type

Instance Name

M5

m5.4xlarge

m5.12xlarge

m5.24xlarge

M4

m4.4xlarge

m4.10xlarge

m4.16xlarge

C5

c5.4xlarge

c5.9xlarge

c5.18xlarge

C4

c4.4xlarge

c4.8xlarge

R4

r4.4xlarge

r4.8xlarge

r4.16xlarge

T2

Only use this instance type for evaluation and testing.

Supported EC2 Storage

We recommend that you use EBS-optimized2 instances (included in C4,M4 instance family types).

Note

Minimum disk space for production environment is 500 GB.

Network and Security

Inbound connections: Cortex XSOAR server requires that you open HTTPS port 443 for inbound connections.

Outbound connections: outbound ports depending on your integrations and specific requirements. By default, AWS opens all traffic.

Supported OS

Cortex XSOAR supports server installation on these Linux distributions.

AWS Backup

You can use Amazon EBS snapshots3 to back up your AWS EC2 instances. Use snapshots for incremental backups, point-in-time restoration, and to view history data.