Reset the Firewall to Factory Default Settings
Resetting the firewall to factory defaults will result in the loss of all configuration settings and logs.
- Set up a console connection to the firewall.
- Connect a serial cable from your computer
to the Console port and connect to the firewall using terminal emulation
software (9600-8-N-1).If your computer does not have a 9-pin serial port, use a USB-to-serial port connector.
- Enter your login credentials.
- Enter the following CLI command:debug system maintenance-modeThe firewall will reboot in the maintenance mode.
- Connect a serial cable from your computer to the Console port and connect to the firewall using terminal emulation software (9600-8-N-1).
- Reset the system to factory default settings.
- When the firewall reboots, press Enter to continue to the maintenance mode menu.
- Select Factory Reset and press Enter.
- Select Factory Reset and press Enter again.The firewall will reboot without any configuration settings. The default username and password to log in to the firewall is admin/admin.To perform initial configuration on the firewall and to set up network connectivity, see Integrate the Firewall into Your Management Network.
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