Restoring system defaults on a controller module

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Reset and restore defaults on the controller modules.

  1. At the LOADER prompt, return the environmental variables to their default setting: set-defaults

  2. Boot the node to the boot menu: boot_ontap menu

    After you run the command, wait until the boot menu is shown.

  3. Clear the node configuration:

    • If you are using systems configured for ADP, select option 9a from the boot menu, and respond yes when prompted.

      Note
      This process is disruptive.

      The following screen shows the boot menu prompt:

      Please choose one of the following:
      
          (1) Normal Boot.
          (2) Boot without /etc/rc.
          (3) Change password.
          (4) Clean configuration and initialize all disks.
          (5) Maintenance mode boot.
          (6) Update flash from backup config.
          (7) Install new software first.
          (8) Reboot node.
          (9) Configure Advanced Drive Partitioning.
          Selection (1-9)?  9a
      ########## WARNING ##########
      
          This is a disruptive operation and will result in the
          loss of all filesystem data. Before proceeding further,
          make sure that:
          1) This option (9a) has been executed or will be executed
          on the HA partner node, prior to reinitializing either
          system in the HA-pair.
          2) The HA partner node is currently in a halted state or
          at the LOADER prompt.
      
      
          Do you still want to continue (yes/no)? yes
    • If your system is not configured for ADP, type wipeconfig at the boot menu prompt, and then press Enter.

      The following screen shows the boot menu prompt:

      Please choose one of the following:
      
          (1) Normal Boot.
          (2) Boot without /etc/rc.
          (3) Change password.
          (4) Clean configuration and initialize all disks.
          (5) Maintenance mode boot.
          (6) Update flash from backup config.
          (7) Install new software first.
          (8) Reboot node.
          (9) Configure Advanced Drive Partitioning.
          Selection (1-9)?  wipeconfig
      This option deletes critical system configuration, including cluster membership.
      Warning: do not run this option on a HA node that has been taken over.
      Are you sure you want to continue?: yes
      Rebooting to finish wipeconfig request.