How to perform a FRESH INSTALL on the SnapServer?

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    How to perform a FRESH INSTALL on the SnapServer?

     

    ---Solution---

     

    Steps to perform a FRESH INSTALL on the SnapServer.

     

    NOTE:

    This will destroy all data and server settings on the SnapServer.

    At the DEBUG CONSOLE window (http://YourSnapServerName/admin/debug.cgi)

     

    Enter the following command in the text field:

    touch /nopivot

     

    Press return

    It will return a line

     

    Reboot the SnapServer (Maintenance>Shutdown or Reboot

     

    Upon Reboot, the server will come up to Recovery Console in your web browser.

    Recovery Console is indicated by the System LED alternating between amber and green.

     

    At the RECOVERY CONSOLE screen, browse to your OS image (Recommended that this file be local on your workstation).<br>Select \"FRESH INSTALL\".

     

    Note:

    The whole operation may take 10 minutes or more. Please be patient.