How do I reset the unit to factory default via mgt and console port?

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How do I reset the unit to factory default via mgt and console port?

May I know where is the document that refer to this? Can I even ping the mgt ip via trusted port? Thanks all!!

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Re: How do I reset the unit to factory default via mgt and console port?

To factory reset the device, you will need to use cli:

1. repower device, monitor the boot sequence for the following message:
"Autoboot to default partition in 3 seconds.
2. Select m to boot to maintenance partition
3. From the maint partition select 'factory reset".
4. At this point you will be prompted for a password, enter "MA1NT"
6. You must allow the device to complete the boot sequence

(Note: Once you do that, the default username / password will be: admin / admin)

L0 Member

Re: How do I reset the unit to factory default via mgt and console port?

Eugene,

Thanks for the response... the related document on resetting the device to factory config is here:

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/docs/DOC-1337

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Re: How do I reset the unit to factory default via mgt and console port?

Please note that if you are trying this on PANOS 4 you need to type maint for step 2 instead of m.

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Re: How do I reset the unit to factory default via mgt and console port?

right, for PANOS 4 type the complete word "maint" and I suggest to reboot the device after the factory rest boot, oftet whit my PA-500 the first time the GUI interface is not responding, only a second reboot resolve the issue.

default mgm ip 192.168.1.1/24 (no dhcp server) admin:admin

L6 Presenter

Re: How do I reset the unit to factory default via mgt and console port?

the reboot after a factory default reset will typically take longer than other reboots.

I usually do a factory reset just before lunch time so that when I get back from lunch the boot process has had time to complete.

-Benjamin

L1 Bithead

Re: How do I reset the unit to factory default via mgt and console port?

Hi!! I did it in a PA-2050, the same issue, at second reload the GUI work. :smileyhappy:

L2 Linker

Re: How do I reset the unit to factory default via mgt and console port?

Dear support,

I followed all steps and pressed the space bar to stop the PA-220 from loading so I can enter the Maint screen but still going to main loging which we do not have.  My old company lost the contract and the new company which they kept me as IT manager left with one firewall that I am trying to use again.  The S/N: 012801013483

 

I am using putty to connect through the console port but no luck so far.

Is there any other ways to do that please?

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