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How to power down a WatchGuard Firebox II

I have a WatchGuard Firebox II running WatchGuard Control Center v6.20 - but I can't find anywhere to gracefully power the unit off. There is a Reboot option in the Policy Manager, but is there anywhere to just shut it down?
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dpk_walCommented:
Watchguard software does not have any option to power down the unit; you can only restart the box.

Any reasons you wish to power the unit down gracefully; you might just want to power down the unit manually rather.

Thank you.
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alec1836Author Commented:
I wondered if that was the case. We are having our electricity shut off temporarily soon, I assume there is a power switch on the back of the device, unfortunately I can't easily access it if there is. How risky is just cutting the power?

PS. Thanks for the prompt response!
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dpk_walCommented:
Firebox runs a hardened linux kernel; it is pretty robust; and the risk is minimal if we cut the power.

Thank you.
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alec1836Author Commented:
Excellent - thanks!
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