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Defaulting a Branch Juniper SRX240

Posted on 2016-10-29
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Hello, I am typically a cisco guy, but I was giving a couple of Juniper SRX240's to deploy in my lab and I am having a hard time defaulting the password.  I am able to boot into boot -s by disabling watchdog.  But it appears these devices are in cluster mode and when I run set system root-authentication plain-text-password and hit commit, I get this:

root# commit
[edit]
  'ge-0/0/1'
     HA control port cannot be configured
error: Interface <ge-0/0/1.0> vlan member <vlan-trust> undefined
error: configuration check-out failed

{hold:node0}[edit]

I have a strong feeling it is because of the cluster mode, how do I fix this so I can reboot it and get into factory default config to run?>
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by:Predrag
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You can do it in a few different ways, depending on what is available to you.
If you know password:
[edit]
user@switch# load factory-default
[edit]
user@switch# set system root-authentication plain-text-password
[edit]
user@switch# commit and-quit

You can also reset device configuration by using hardware reset procedure.
Recovering root password for SRX device
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Also you can revert pending changes first (if any) by issuing:

rollback 0
commit

in config mode.
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by:tomtom9898
ID: 41866439
Great idea. Let me try that
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by:tomtom9898
ID: 41866446
My problem is this HA, it appears the hardware reset button does not work.  I am not sure how to get it out of cluster mode.  See blow:

root# commit confirmed
[edit]
  'ge-0/0/1'
     HA control port cannot be configured
error: configuration check-out failed

{hold:node0}[edit]
root#
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by:tomtom9898
ID: 41866448
user@host# delete vlans
user@host# delete interfaces vlan
user@host# delete interfaces interface-range interfaces-trust
user@host# delete security zones security-zone trust interfaces
user@host# commit

This finally let me commit...
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