Using Maintenance Features
1. Set the switch offline before performing the restore function.
2. Click Restore on the Backup and Restore Configuration dialog box to restore the
backed up configuration to the nonvolatile random access memory (NV-RAM) on
Set the switch to offline before performing the restore function. If you select
Restore and the switch is online, a message dialog displays requesting that you
turn the switch offline. No action takes place when you close the dialog box. For
instructions on setting the switch offline or online, refer to
If the switch is already offline and you click the Restore button, a confirmation
dialog box displays indicating that the restore will overwrite any existing
configuration already on the switch. The dialog box also displays the date of the
restored backup. Click OK.
Note that the restore operation initiates an IPL.
3. Set the switch back online when the restore completes.
NOTE: You must have maintenance authorization rights to access this feature.
This option resets all configuration data input through options in the Configuration
menu, zoning configurations, and switch addressing to factory-default values. Since
the current IP address for the switch may not match the factory default address, the
Ethernet link between the switch and the service processor may drop and not reset.
Before using this option, record the switch's current IP address which displays below
the switch's icon in the HAFM's Product View (view Display Options set to Network
Address). You can also find the current IP address through the Embedded Web Server
After resetting the configuration, you must reset the original address on the switch
through the maintenance port or the Embedded Web Server Interface to maintain LAN
connections and communication with the service processor.
1. Set the switch offline. For instructions, refer to
2. Select Reset Configuration from the Maintenance menu on the menu bar. The
following warning displays:
Set Online State on
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