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Getting Into the 5200 Boot Menu

Hi. I'll be remotely helping a colleague reset the admin password on our new (configured but not racked) 5200 gateway using a CentOS 7 Live USB. I've never done this before so I want to confirm which button needs to be pressed to get it to boot from USB. I believe the tab button needs to be pressed for this. Would be great to get this confirmed. Thanks.

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has this GW SIC to MNG? If it is - you can change it via cprid_util. If not - it's a bit complicated but not impossible. Check this thread https://community.checkpoint.com/t5/General-Management-Topics/Forgot-admin-password-in-CLI/td-p/5679...

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Hi Martin,

Thanks for the reply. We've been looking at sk163461 as the GW hasn't yet been hooked up to the MGMT server.

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Generally, it’s sufficient to power on the appliance with the USB inserted.
You can monitor the reimaging via the serial console,

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Thanks, PhoneBoy.

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