About the Rescue Portal
You can use the Rescue Portal to reset system settings such as passwords, network details, and even a factory reset. Please note, this guide is only applicable to SBOX 1.4.3.
Accessing the Rescue Portal
The Rescue Portal is bound on the reserved IP address 10.9.9.5 and can be accessed from a specific client IP only. Before accessing the Rescue Portal, first configure the client PC's IP address to 10.9.9.6 with netmask 255.255.255.252. Then connect the client PC directly to the Appliance's eth3 network interface.
Rescue Portal Functions
After setting the custom IP and manually connecting to the Appliance's eth3 interface, this is the interface presented at http://10.9.9.5:10995/:
Choose Reboot to reboot the Appliance.
Choose Shutdown to halt the Appliance.
Choose Restart Administration to restart the administration wizard.
Choose Reset Password to reset the user account of the administrator to the default values. This resets the admin user's password to changeme, and removes all other user accounts.
Choose Reset Network to reset the network to default values. By default eth0 is set to DHCP and other NICs are disabled.
Choose Reset Splunk to reset the Splunk instance to the default version which is pre-loaded on the SBOX Appliance. Resetting Splunk will delete all Splunk configurations and data.
Reset to Factory
Choose Reset to Factory to reset the entire SBOX Appliance to default factory settings. This includes resetting Splunk, which will delete all the Splunk configurations and data.