[Recommended] Palo Alto Networks Cortex Data Lake (CDL) via AMA connector for Microsoft Sentinel

The Palo Alto Networks CDL data connector provides the capability to ingest CDL logs into Microsoft Sentinel.

Connector attributes

Connector attribute Description
Log Analytics table(s) CommonSecurityLog (PaloAltoNetworksCDL)
Data collection rules support Azure Monitor Agent DCR
Supported by Microsoft Corporation

Query samples

Top 10 Destinations


| where isnotempty(DstIpAddr)
| summarize count() by DstIpAddr

| top 10 by count_


To integrate with [Recommended] Palo Alto Networks Cortex Data Lake (CDL) via AMA make sure you have:

  • ****: To collect data from non-Azure VMs, they must have Azure Arc installed and enabled. Learn more
  • ****: Common Event Format (CEF) via AMA and Syslog via AMA data connectors must be installed Learn more

Vendor installation instructions


This data connector depends on a parser based on a Kusto Function to work as expected PaloAltoCDLEvent which is deployed with the Microsoft Sentinel Solution.

  1. Secure your machine

Make sure to configure the machine's security according to your organization's security policy

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Next steps

For more information, go to the related solution in the Azure Marketplace.