Factory Reset Firepower 4100 & 9300

I got my hands on some Cisco Firepower 4100 units and after playing around with them I wanted to reset them to factory settings,¬†essentially erase the “startup-config” on the FXOS. The Firepower units act a little differently than your normal Cisco IOS or ASA and you can’t just erase startup-config and reload the device, that would be too easy. I was able to find that if you do a password recovery on the unit it erases the configuration¬† and that’s as close as I got for a factory reset. Continue reading

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