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Cortex XDR - Search And Block Software - XQL Engine

This Playbook is part of the Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks Pack.#

Supported versions

Supported Cortex XSOAR versions: 6.9.0 and later.

This playbook will search a file or process activity of a software by a given image file name using Cortex XDR XQL Engine. The analyst can then choose the files to block.


This playbook uses the following sub-playbooks, integrations, and scripts.


  • Cortex XDR - Block File


  • XQLQueryingEngine


  • DeleteContext
  • JsonToTable
  • Set


  • xdr-xql-generic-query

Playbook Inputs#

NameDescriptionDefault ValueRequired
FilenameFile name to search.Optional
TimeFrameTime in relative date or range format (for example: "1 day", "3 weeks ago", "between 2021-01-01 12:34:56 +02:00 and 2021-02-01 12:34:56 +02:00"). The default is the last 24 hours.Optional

Playbook Outputs#

There are no outputs for this playbook.

Playbook Image#

Cortex XDR - Search And Block Software - XQL Engine