EdgeSwitch XP - How to Reset to Factory Defaults


Readers will learn how to reset an EdgeSwitch XP (ES-XP) to the factory default settings.

Applicable to the following EdgeSwitch XP models:
  • ES-5XP
  • ES-8XP
  • ES-16XP

Device used in this article:

Using the Reset Button

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The EdgeSwitch XP can be reset to factory defaults by holding the reset button while the device is running:


To perform a runtime reset, follow the steps below:

1. Plug in the power cable.

2. Wait until the device has fully booted.

3. Press and hold the reset button for around ~10 seconds until the amber (right) LED of the MGMT port starts blinking.

4.The amber (right) LED of the MGMT port will blink 4 times, indicating that the device is being reset.

5. Wait for the reset process to complete, during which the EdgeSwitch XP will automatically reboot. 

6 Access the device by navigating to the address using a Web browser.

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