Operational—Use operational mode to view information about the firewall and the traffic running through it or to view information about Panorama or a Log Collector. Additionally, use operational mode commands to perform operations such as restarting, loading a configuration, or shutting down. When you log in, the CLI opens in operational mode.Configuration—Use configuration mode to view and modify the configuration.
You can switch between operational and configuration modes at any time, as follows:
Switch CLI Modes
To switch from operational mode to configuration mode:
Entering configuration mode
Notice that the command prompt changes from a
, indicating that you successfully changed modes.
To switch from configuration mode to operational mode, use either the
Exiting configuration mode
To enter an operational mode command while in configuration mode, use the
command, for example:
run ping host 10.1.1.2
PING 10.1.1.2 (10.1.1.2) 56(84) bytes of data