Load factory default configuration on the Juniper SRX210
Your boss has given you the responsibility of sourcing all new Juniper equipment for the big network migration and you're pumped! You're able to find a bunch of used equipment at a great price from an auction website but run into a problem. The equipment arrives and the seller never reset the devices for you. Don't panic! In this tutorial, we'll show you how to load the factory default configuration on a Juniper SRX210.
What is a factory default configuration?
The factory default configuration refers to all the settings that the device is originally loaded with straight off the production line. This configuration is useful when you're starting from scratch, and don't want to preserve any previous settings.
Enter configuration mode.
root@% cli root> configure
Load the factory default configuration.
root# load factory-default warning: activating factory configuration
Create a password and confirm it.
root# set system root-authentication plain-text-password New password: Retype new password:
Commit your changes and reboot your device.
root# commit commit complete root# exit Exiting configuration mode root> request system reboot Reboot the system ? [yes,no] (no) yes
The default username is root and the default password is blank.