Restore an SRX Firewall to a Rescue Config

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If the configuration of an SRX firewall is ever broken by committing a bad change then the firewall can be rolled back via the rescue config. This process requires that the rescue config was originally configured and also requires physical access to the firewall.

Prep Steps if the firewall is in a cluster

  • Push the power button on the secondary firewall
  • Wait 2-3 minutes until the secondary firewall has finished powering down

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