Posts Tagged ‘factory reset’

Restore Factory Default Settings Watchguard XTM

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

If you have a problem in your configuration file that you cannot correct, you can restore the factory default

settings and start from a new configuration file. For example, if you do not know the administrator account

passphrase, or if a power interruption causes damage to the Fireware XTM OS, you can restore the XTM 2

Series device to the factory default settings and build your configuration again.

To set the XTM 2 Series device to the factory default settings:

1. Disconnect the power supply.

2. Press and hold the

3. Connect the power supply while you continue to depress the

4. Continue to depress the button until the

successfully restored to the factory default settings.

Reset button on the back of the device.Reset button.Attn indicator stays lit. This shows that the device wasThis process can take 75 seconds or more.

You must start the device again before you can connect to it. If you do not, when you try to connect to

the device, a web page appears with the message, “Your device is running from a backup copy of

firmware.” This message also appears if the

continue to see this message, check the

5. Disconnect the power supply.

6. Connect the power supply again.

Reset button is stuck in the depressed position. If youReset button and start the device again.The Power Indicator is lit and your device is reset.

How to factory reset a Snapgear

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

Should you have to reset the SG560 back to it’s factory settings, simply press the reset button on the back of the device twice quickly with a pen or pencil. All the lights will flash, and the device will be set back to the way it came from the factory with the IP address of with a username of root and a password of default.