Secure Mobile Access 100 10.2 Administration Guide

SafeMode

SafeMode is a limited Web management interface that provides a way to upload firmware from your computer and reboot the appliance.

The SafeMode feature allows you to recover quickly from uncertain configuration states with a simplified management interface that includes the same settings available on the System > Settings page.

You can get to the SafeMode CLI, by pressing the SafeMode switch to reboot to SafeMode, and then logging in as admin. The password is the same as the password for the admin account that is configured on the appliance. The default is password.

SMA500 login: admin
Password: password

When an incorrect password is entered, the login prompt is displayed again. When the correct password is entered, the SafeMode CLI is launched.

The numbered options explain themselves. Select the number of the option you would like to perform. For the first option, to Manage Firmware Images, press 1. The following screen appears with five additional options.

The five additional options explain themselves. Select the number of the option you would like to perform. For the first option, to Boot Current Firmware, press 1. The following screen appears with three additional options.

The three additional options explain themselves. Select the number of the option you would like to perform.

For more instructions on how to restart your SMA in SafeMode, refer to the Getting Started Guide for your appliance.

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