This tutorial is to show you how to reset your Fortinet box back to factory settings. Every configuration is reset to default setting, and your Fortinet box is blank of policy or any settings that you created.
Firmware versions: 3.x and 4.x
Execute these commands in command line mode from your Java windows, or from CLI. If you need help about connecting to Fortinet using a serial cable, click here.
PLAINTUTFW01 # execute factoryreset
This operation will reset the system to factory default!
Do you want to continue? (y/n)y
System is resetting to factory default…
The system is going down NOW !!