Powershell script for XDR agent removal?

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Powershell script for XDR agent removal?

L2 Linker

Would anyone happen to have an example of a powershell script that'll assist in removing the XDR agent? Thanks ahead of time. 


L1 Bithead

One option would be to request the XDR Cleaner Tool from support and use:


REM to disable agent protect and remove agent with XDRAgentcleaner
@echo off
echo Password123|"%ProgramFiles%\Palo Alto Networks\Traps\cytool.exe" protect disable
REM use xdrcleaner note the password is in clear txt
xdragentcleaner.exe --silient --password Password123 --log c:\remove.log

L0 Member

Most Anti virus has an anti tamper password. Call the vendor if it's not working. There's probably registry keys and possibly other system files to hook the kernel.

Hi folks,


Could you help me plaease to know how can i create a bat script to execute Cortex Agent cleaner with anti tampering password to remove cortex agents?


I have to use bat because powershell is prohibited

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