Cortex XDR Generate Alert when Device is Online

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Cortex XDR Generate Alert when Device is Online

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There's many situations where it would be convenient to receive a notification when a device is online.  We often run into this when a device is isolated and we are  unable to contact a user.  Since there is no native ability to trigger an alert or notification I had an idea to run a script on an endpoint that will create a file and then create an alert based off of that file creation that will in turn fire an email. That seems like it would work because the script will run when the endpoint is online and the file creation event is something that can trigger an alert, which will fire an email through Automations. 


The part that is the issue is that Cortex does not seem to log file events from itself.  Has anyone tried something like this before?  My next step is to try to call another program to create the file to see if an event is logged.  I could also try generating network traffic also.


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Hello @tc0222 ,


Thank you for writing to Live Community.


This seems to be an extraordinary use case. Do let us know if you find something or need any assistance.



Ashutosh Patil
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