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PS-Remote Acquire Host Forensics

This Playbook is part of the Windows Forensics Pack.#

Supported versions

Supported Cortex XSOAR versions: 6.0.0 and later.

This playbook allows the user to gather multiple forensic data from a Windows endpoint, including network traffic, MFT (Master File Table), and registry export by using the PowerShell Remoting integration that enables connecting to a Windows host using just native Windows management tools. There is no need to install any 3rd-party tools.


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


  • PS-Remote Get Network Traffic
  • PS-Remote Get Registry
  • PS-Remote Get MFT


This playbook does not use any integrations.


  • SetAndHandleEmpty


This playbook does not use any commands.

Playbook Inputs#

NameDescriptionDefault ValueRequired
GetNetworkTrafficThis input specifies whether to capture network traffic on the host.trueOptional
GetMftThis input specifies whether to acquire the MFT for the host.trueOptional
GetRegistryThis input specifies whether to export the registry on the host.trueOptional
HostA single hostname or IP address for which to export the registry file. For example, testpc01.Optional

Playbook Outputs#

PcapDetailsPCAP file details.string
RegistryDetailsRegistry file details.string
MftDetailsMFT file details.string

Playbook Image#

PS-Remote Acquire Host Forensics