Scripts in the Common Scripts content pack and the Base content pack are available to use in other scripts.
Cortex XSOAR comes out of the box with a number of common scripts, which can be used in playbooks and commands, the majority of which are contained in the Base and Common Scripts content packs.
Common scripts contain common code (functions, variables, etc.) that can be used across scripts and can be embedded, when writing your own scripts and integrations. They are used to enhance the API in other scripts and integrations. For example, the
tableToMarkdown function in the
CommonServer script, takes a JSON and transforms it to markdown. You can call this function from integrations and scripts that you author.
In the Scripts page you can view/edit the following common scripts:
The script contains nearly 200 functions/variables , such as
You can copy the script and add new functions/variables or add your own functions to the CommonUserServer script. You can also use this script to override the existing scripts in the CommonServer script.
The CommonServerPython script contains Python functions that can be in other scripts when writing your own scripts and integrations.
The script contains over 400 functions, such as
vtCountPositives(which counts the number of detected URLs in the War Room entry),
datetime_to_string, (which converts a datetime object into a string), etc.
You can copy the script and add new functions/variables or add your own functions to the CommonServerUserPython script. You can also use this script to override the existing scripts in the CommonServerPython script.
The CommonServerPowerShell script contains PowerShell arguments/functions that can be in other scripts when writing your own scripts and integrations.
The script contains many arguments/functions, etc. such as
Write-HostToLog(which writes to the demisto.log),
ReturnOutputs(which returns results to the user more intuitively), etc.
You can copy the script and add new arguments/functions or add your own to the CommonServerUserPowerShell script. You can also use this script to override the existing scripts in the CommonServerPowerShell script.