Veritas Flex Appliance Getting Started and Administration Guide
- Product overview
- Getting started
- Modifying settings
- Configuring Call Home
- Managing users
- Using Flex Appliance
- Managing applications and upgrade packages in the repository
- Creating application instances
- Managing application instances
- Monitoring the appliance
- Reconfiguring the appliance
- Troubleshooting guidelines
Performing a factory reset
The purpose of a factory reset is to return your appliance to a clean, unconfigured, factory state. By default, a factory reset discards all storage configuration and data. A factory reset can be performed at any time. In this release of Flex, factory reset affects only the configuration. It does not affect the data.
After you perform a factory reset, you must reset storage, and then perform initial configuration again to reconfigure your settings.
Factory reset is performed by using the Flex Appliance Shell. For information about accessing and using the Flex Appliance Shell, see the following topic:
To perform a factory reset
- Log in to the Flex Appliance Shell, and then type the following:
- Press Enter.
- Type yes to continue, and then press Enter.
Once you have started the factory-reset operation, do not perform any other tasks on the appliance until the reset is complete.
When the process is complete, you are prompted to reboot. The factory reset is not complete until after the system is rebooted. The system continues to run with the current configuration until after the reboot is completed.
- Do one of the following:
To reboot the appliance now, type yes, and then press Enter.
To reboot the appliance later, type no, and then press Enter.
You can type the following command at any time to reboot:
You should reset storage now.