Disable AP Factory Reset

An AP may be reset to factory default configuration by pressing its reset button for more than 5 seconds while the AP is operational. ArubaOS allows to disable AP factory reset while the AP is operational.

By default, AP factory reset is enabled. That is, an AP may be reset to factory default configuration by pressing its reset button for more than 5 seconds while the AP is operational.

The following procedure describes how to disable AP factory reset while the AP is operational:

  1. In the Managed Network node hierarchy, navigate to Configuration > System > Profiles.
  2. In the All Profiles list, expand AP and select AP system.
  3. Select the AP system profile you want to edit.
  4. Expand Advanced.
  5. Select the Disable Factory Reset check box.
  6. Click Submit.
  7. Click Pending Changes.
  8. In the Pending Changes window, select the required check box and click Deploy Changes.

The following CLI Command-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions. commands disable the AP factory reset while the AP is operational:

(host) [mynode] (config) #ap system-profile sample

(host) [mynode] (AP system profile "sample") #disable-factory-reset

The following procedure describes how to enable AP factory reset while the AP is operational:

  1. In the Managed Network node hierarchy, navigate to Configuration > System > Profiles.
  2. In the All Profiles list, expand AP and select AP system.
  3. Select the AP system profile you want to edit.
  4. Expand Advanced.
  5. Unselect the Disable Factory Reset check box.
  6. Click Submit.
  7. Click Pending Changes.
  8. In the Pending Changes window, select the required check box and click Deploy Changes.

The following CLI Command-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions. commands enable the AP factory reset while the AP is operational:

(host) [mynode] (config) #ap system-profile sample

(host) [mynode] (AP system profile "sample") #no disable-factory-reset