Set Up an M-Series Appliance in Management Only Mode
How to set up an M-Series appliance in Management Only
Set up the Panorama management server in Management
Only mode to dedicate Panorama to managing firewalls and Dedicated
Log Collectors. Panorama in Management Only mode have no log collection
capabilities, except for config and system logs, and requires a
Dedicated Log Collector to store logs.
you configured a local Log Collector,
the local Log Collector still exists on Panorama when you change
to Management Only mode despite having no log collection capabilities.
Deleting the local Log Collector (
the Eth1/1 interface configuration the local Log Collector uses by
default. If you decide to delete the local Log Collector, you must reconfigure the Eth1/1
Switch from Panorama mode to Management Only mode:
request system system-mode management-only
to confirm the mode
change. The Panorama management server reboots. If the reboot process
terminates your terminal emulation software session, reconnect to
the Panorama management server to see the Panorama login prompt.
If you see a
this means the Panorama management server has not finished rebooting.
Press Enter at the prompt without typing a username or password.
Log back in to the CLI.
Verify that the switch to Management Only mode succeeded:
show system info | match system-mode
the mode change succeeded, the output displays: